Luxury goods producer Christian Dior SA on Thursday posted a 4.4 per cent rise in nine month sales at its Christian Dior Couture fashion house from the same period of last year.

The Paris-based group said revenue at the unit for the January to September period climbed to 377 million euros from 361 million euros in the year-ago period.

It added sales at Dior Couture for the first half were 10 per cent ahead of last year at 236 million euros.