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PARIS — Groupe Clarins’ 2002 consolidated net sales were negatively impacted by business at Thierry Mugler couture, which lost more than $21.6 million in the period, according to Pierre Milet, vice president of finance at Groupe Clarins during its financial analyst meeting here on Thursday.

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As reported, Clarins has proposed to shut its Thierry Mugler fashion business. However, the group is open to the possibility of selling it as a license, said Milet.