The fashion and leathergoods division of the LVMH group raised its sales by 10 percent to €3,729 million in the first nine months of the year, and the segment was up by 11 percent on an organic basis. The Louis Vuitton brand had double-digit organic revenue growth, and did especially well in Europe and Asia, with “positive growth” in the USA. The LVMH group’s total revenues increased by 11 percent to €10,626 million. Christian Dior Couture, which is the main shareholder of LVMH and is not included in these figures, posted a rise in revenues of 9 percent to €522 million for the first nine months of the year.