Essilor sticks to sales target, weaker euro boosts Q1 revenue

April 21, 2015 5:24 AM

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PARIS, April 21 (Reuters) - Essilor, the world's largest maker of ophthalmic lenses, stuck to its full-year revenue forecast after sales rose on the back of expansion in the United States and Europe, as a weaker euro helped.

Sales grew 4 percent on a like-for-like basis to 1.659 million euros ($1.78 million) in the January-March quarter, the French lens maker said in a statement on Tuesday.

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