Levi Strauss Hellas, the Greek division of US jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co, on Thursday posted a 1.8 per cent rise in sales for fiscal 2001 of 21.1 million euros ($18.5m). The company said in a statement that it expects to boost that figure to 23.5m euros ($20.6m) in the current fiscal year and that among its plans for 2001/02 is a new store in Athens.