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Swatch eyes double-digit growth in 2012, says paper

The chairwoman of watchmaker Swatch Group hopes to see double-digit sales growth this year, she told a newspaper on Sunday.

The group said this month it had seen double-digit growth in January and February.

In January the firm said its sales rose to CHF7.1 billion (USD7.71b) in 2011, adding that sales growth of between 5 percent and 10 percent should be achievable in 2012.