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Samsonite’s earnings and sales growth in the first half were mainly driven by online sales. Photo: Bloomberg

Samsonite shares rise 6 per cent following first-half earnings result

Samsonite, the world’s largest luggage maker whose former chief executive was forced to resign after the company faced a short sellers’ attacks three month ago, saw its Hong Kong shares rally 6 per cent on Thursday after a management reshuffle helped deliver solid first half earnings.