PARIS — Aided by disposals and accelerating sales in the second half of 2007, full-year net profits at Hermès International rose 7.3 percent to 288 million euros, or $394.8 million, from 268.4 million euros, or $337.2 million, a year ago.
"We had very good results from our growth engines: silk, men's ready-to-wear, fashion accessories and jewelry. This did boost the figures," said Patrick Thomas, chief executive officer at Hermès. "We are very pleased."
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