LONDON — First-half profits at Compagnie Financière Richemont SA — parent of Cartier, Dunhill and Chloé — jumped 10.1 percent to 709 million euros, or $1.01 billion, on the back of strong sales gains worldwide, and in China in particular.
The company said sales ended Sept. 30 rose 29.3 percent to 4.21 billion euros, or $5.98 billion, with double-digit growth in all product categories and all geographic regions, except for Japan. Dollar figures have been converted from euros at average exchange rates for the six-month period.
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