Paris–Rossignol sales rose 1.1 percent to eur473.1 million ($427 million) in the fiscal year ended March 31.

Sales for the three months ending March 31 rose 21 percent to eur75.3 million ($68 million), offsetting slow sales in the last quarter of 2001.

Snowboard sales dropped 12 percent, depressing winter sports equipment sales by 3.3 percent to eur351 million ($317 million).

Clothing sales soared 30 percent to eur24.8 million ($22 million).