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Hermes Posts Increased Profits | Fashion Firm Cautious About Rest of 2012

Hermes Posts Increased Profits | Fashion Firm Cautious About Rest of 2012

Europe's financial crisis doesn't seem to have hit Hermes International. The French brand reports its first quarter sales rose by almost 22%, buoyed by strong demand in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Its sales rose to 21.9%, or the equivalent of 776.9 million euros, for the quarter ending March ...


Louis Vuitton Prices Increase | Price Hike for April 16

Louis Vuitton Prices Increase | Price Hike for April 16

If you've contemplated a new Louis Vuitton handbag of late, the time is right to commit. Style insiders report the acclaimed fashion house will raise its prices across the board on April 16.

Admittedly this price increase isn't as hefty as many we've seen in the fashion ...


The Iron Lady Increases Launer Handbag Sales | Fashion Fans Love Margaret Thatcher Purses

The Iron Lady Increases Launer Handbag Sales | Fashion Fans Love Margaret Thatcher Purses

Meryl Streep isn't the only big name profiting from the success of The Iron Lady. British fashion firm Launer is enjoying record sales as women everywhere attempt to emulate Margaret Thatcher's no nonsense style.

The firm reports that sales of its boxy purses have increased by 59% ...


Hermes Prices Set to Soar | Increased Costs for Luxury Handbags & Scarves

Hermes Prices Set to Soar | Increased Costs for Luxury Handbags & Scarves

Hermes accessories are set to get even more expensive.

The luxury label's handbags, scarves, and shoes have never been cheap, but fans can expect a price hike of around nine per cent across the entire range in the coming weeks.

The fashion industry is a little ...


Vietnam’s Handbag Exports Increase | Asian Nations Shipping Bags to America

Vietnam’s Handbag Exports Increase | Asian Nations Shipping Bags to America

Handbags have become one of the leading export products in Vietnam. The country's Leather and Footwear Association, known as Lefaso, says the nation produced and exported around a billion dollars worth of handbags last year.

And forecasters suggest the business is on the up, with figures expected to ...


Vera Bradley Increases Profits | Sales Up at American Handbag Brand

Vera Bradley Increases Profits | Sales Up at American Handbag Brand

High end designers like Mulberry and Prada aren't the only ones thriving in these tough financial times. More modest accessories label Vera Bradley is also enjoying its share of success, with a big 32% sales increase in the third quarter of the ...


Mulberry Increases Profits | Fashion House Expands International Operations After Strong Financial Results

Mulberry Increases Profits | Fashion House Expands International Operations After Strong Financial Results

Mulberry has enjoyed more success, posting an increased pre-tax profit of £15.6 million in the last six months, up from £4.7 million in the period prior.

Those profits saw the fashion house's revenue increase by 62% to £72.3 million, compared with £44.7 million in ...


Prada Increases Sales | Leather Handbags Help Miu Miu Boost Profits

Prada Increases Sales | Leather Handbags Help Miu Miu Boost Profits

The continued popularity of the Prada and Miu Miu labels has helped Prada Spa enjoy a 75% increase in sales for the year's third quarter. The company posted a net profit of €93.6 million, or roughly $125 million US, which is significantly more than the €89.9 million ...


Christian Dior Profits Up | Sales Increase During Controversial Year

Christian Dior Profits Up | Sales Increase During Controversial Year

Christian Dior seems unaffected by the untimely exit of anti-Semitic creative director John Galliano. The company has posted a 21% increase in earnings for the year to date.

Perhaps the results prove the old adage that no publicity is really bad publicity. Dior has enjoyed plenty of ...


Burberry’s Profits Up | British Fashion House Increases Sales by 30%

Burberry’s Profits Up | British Fashion House Increases Sales by 30%

Burberry continues to defy the current financial climate after it posted a 30% sales increase for the first half of the year. Total revenue for the first and second quarters rose to 830 million pounds, or roughly $1.29 billion US dollars, up from 641 million pounds in 2010.

These ...