Safilo to end Balenciaga licence after 2012
Balenciaga F/W 2012-13 collection
Safilo said in a statement its sales of Balenciaga-branded eyewear totalled around 3 million euros last year.
Smaller Italian peer Marcolin said on Wednesday it had reached a preliminary agreement to produce Balenciaga eyewear for five years starting from 2013.
Balenciaga is owned by French luxury group PPR.
(Reporting by Antonella Ciancio)
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