Soaring demand for champagne brands like Moet & Chandon, Veuve Cliquot, Krug and Dom Perignon have helped boost profits at LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's biggest luxury group. Revenues increased 11% to Eu13.9bn last year, but there was a signal acceleration in growth during the final quarter to an annualised rate of 13%. This continued through December. The Business 22/01/06 page 9

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