Aeffe's revenues from footwear and leathergoods rose by 4 percent in the first quarter of this year to €33.3 million, and the division's adjusted Ebitda margin grew to 17.9 percent from 17.4 percent. The Italian fashion group, which owns Pollini and other brands, raised its overall sales by 7.4 percent to €102.2 million. At constant currency rates, they grew by 7.3 percent. Wholesale revenues rose by 6.2 percent, contributing 74.0 percent of the total turnover. Sales at directly operated stores increased by 8.0 percent. The group's adjusted Ebitda went up by 9.0 percent to €22.2 million and the adjusted net profit grew by 4.3 percent to €11.8 million.