French luxury goods group Hermes announced strong Japan, France and the United States market growth and rising demand for leather goods by Hermes Group sales for the second quarter of this year to achieve a slight rebound.
Platinum package and silk scarf as a symbol of the product Hermes Group revenue growth of 6.2% for the quarter recorded a 1.25 billion euros, according to the spot exchange rate conversion, compared with $ 1.39 billion, up 8.1 percent year on year last year, exceeding analysts’ expectations, the Hermes Group the first quarter growth rate of 6.1%. Effect of exchange rate fluctuations in the quarter Hermes first half revenue, the amount of loss of 25 million euros.
Despite the terrorist attacks on French tourists traffic caused some impact, but the Hermes Group sales growth in the second quarter of the region is still up 8.9%, while the US and Japanese markets recorded strong growth, growth rates were 12.1% and 7.3%. Growth and growth in the Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan, overseas division in Europe with 6.7%.
According to Hermes Group’s second quarter results, leather goods and saddlery goods sales are still ahead, an increase of 15.2%. Hermes Group, the quality of growth in the first half of the significant, its best-selling products, including platinum package and Kelly bag, and Constance, Halzan and Lindy are all outstanding. Growth category also includes watches and perfumes, which group the new Terre d’Hermes men’s perfumes and colognes popular series in the second quarter increased 11 percent on sales of the perfume group.