Despite the improvements, year-to-date figures in the first nine months of 2020 continued to show steep declines, hurt by the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Revenues fell 33.2 percent to 452.6 million euros, compared with 677.7 million euros in the same period of 2019. The figures were impacted by slightly negative currency fluctuations. Sales in the third quarter decreased 12.3 percent to 195.7 million euros.

Della Valle pointed to a positive trend continuing throughout October.