French luxury goods goliath Christian Dior SA on Thursday posted a 4.8 per cent rise in full-year revenue to 13.1 billion euros from 12.5 billion euros in the year-ago period.

The company said in a statement that excluding exchange rate fluctuations, full-year revenue increased nine per cent year-on-year, with LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton contributing 12.6 billion euros compared to12.3 billion euros in 2001.

Earlier this month, the group announced revenue at its Christian Dior Couture fashion house surged 41 per cent year-on-year to 492 million euros on the back of strong apparel sales.