French luxury goods maker Hermès, which is known for its signature Birkin handbags, says strong demand for its products in Asia, particularly in mainland China – where it has revamped its e-commerce website – helped it achieve better-than-expected results during this year’s second quarter. Photo: Reuters

Chinese demand boosts Birkin bag maker Hermès’ sales as Asian appetite for luxury goods grows

French brand known for high fashion leather goods and silk scarves says sales from April to June rose 14.7 per cent to US$1.87 billion

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French luxury goods maker Hermès, which is known for its signature Birkin handbags, says strong demand for its products in Asia, particularly in mainland China – where it has revamped its e-commerce website – helped it achieve better-than-expected results during this year’s second quarter. Photo: Reuters
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