Hermès International SCA, the French maker of $10,000 Birkin bags, reported a 6.3 percent increase in first-half earnings as sales in Asia rose.
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After four years, Christophe Lemaire is leaving his post as the artistic director of womenswear at Hermès to focus on his own label full time.
Hermès International SCA reported second-quarter sales that trailed estimates due to the weakness of the yen and after a Japanese sales tax increase weighed on growth.
PARIS, France — Hermès International SCA, the French maker of Birkin bags and silk scarves, reported first- quarter sales that beat estimates, led by demand in Japan.
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The Savigny Luxury Index fell 2.2 percent this month, as the standoff between the West and Russia over its annexation of Crimea sparked fears of a drop in luxury goods sales to valuable Russian tourists.
PARIS, France — Hermès International SCA, the French maker of Birkin bags and silk ties, reported a 8.9 percent increase in 2013 earnings as it sold more high-margin clothing and accessories.
The Savigny Luxury Index (“SLI”) leapt by 6.7 percent this month, overperforming the MSCI World Index (“MSCI”) by almost six percentage points, as luxury sector investors seem to have received the reassuring they needed from a number of positive signals, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
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PARIS, France — Hermes International SCA, the French maker of Birkin bags, said 2013 profitability beat its forecast after fourth-quarter sales increased 4.6 percent.