Italian fashion retailer Dolce & Gabbana is expected to report a record 45.3 per cent sales rise in the year ending 31 March. The unlisted company's CFO Cristiana Ruella, told financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore that D&G's 12-month sales were seen at 310 million euros ($270.5 million), despite concerns about the impact of a slowing economy on the retail sector.