Leading French fashion retail group Alain Manoukian on Thursday posted a 3.7 per cent increase in consolidated turnover for 2001 to 160 million euros ($140m) compared to the year-ago period. In a statement, the group said its turnover for the fourth quarter totalled 36.5m euros ($31.8m) compared to 42.1m euros ($36.7m) for the same period in the previous year.