GLOBAL trade tensions may have sapped growth for many firms, but luxury handbag maker Hermes said on Tuesday that it posted a double-digit rise in second quarter sales thanks in part to China.

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ONCE upon a time, the Hermes Birkin could arguably have been called the rarest handbag in the world. Urban myths abounded about how to buy and who was allowed to buy; rumours of wait lists were...

THE usual selection of handbags, jewellery, clothing, and shoes sits inside the new Hermès store in New York. Bottles of fragrances line one area, and home décor items lie on shelves upstairs. A...

[GENEVA] The more quotidian parts of China's growth engine may be sputtering, but products designed for the country's shopping-mad upper classes are still powering ahead.

[PARIS] French luxury handbag label Hermes said on Friday that sales momentum in its Chinese stores stayed strong in the fourth quarter, adding to reassuring signals from rivals over enduring...

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FRANCE'S Hermes reported strong third-quarter sales momentum, with its leather goods division performing well, and the maker of deluxe Birkin handbags also played down fears of a slowdown in...

[GENEVA] Shares in France's Kering SA, LVMH and Hermes International and other luxury goods stocks could be active after Asiana Airlines Inc, South Korea's second-largest carrier, said it would...

IN THE WORLD according to Hermès, good business comes from not letting people buy your stuff. It’s as if they make customer deprivation an art form, going by the fuss over the Birkin bag - touted...