Harmont & Blaine SpA said first-half revenues rose 11.5 percent to 21.8 million euros, or $29.1 million at average exchange rates, as it continues its expansion drive. The men’s firm is set to open its first unit in Istanbul on Oct. 15; future openings include units in Beirut and Cairo. The company’s retail network spans 29 stores in Italy, seven of which are franchised, and 28 in the rest of the world. Harmont & Blaine is also wholesaled to around 600 doors.
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