EuroZone Crisis Fails to Dampen Personal Accessories Outlook for 2013

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Global sales growth for most categories is expected to reach the high single digits, while overall personal accessories will grow by 8% over 2012/2013. Although Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America are the regions likely to be the hardest hit by the EuroZone crisis, Western Europe is the only region set to register a decline in sales over 2013. In terms of global sales, duffel bags and quartz digital watches are the only categories expected to grow by less than 5%.