Hermes wraps up Q1 with strong sales

Paris: French luxury goods giant Hermes posted strong growth in sales, with Asia driving the positive trend for the silk scarves, perfume and watch maker. The company’s perfumes line did particularly well, with sales jumping 16 per cent worldwide following the launch of the Twilly d’Hermes fragrance for women aimed at millennials.
The watches line also did well —particularly in Asia — with an 11 per cent jump in sales, Hermes said in a statement. Best known for its Birkin leather handbag, named after British actress Jane Birkin, the company also saw an eight per cent increase in sales of its leather goods. — AFP