The Hermès métiers draw on a wide range of skills in pursuit of their ambitious creative objectives. Year after year, driven by a permanent quest for innovation and a deeply embedded culture of excellence, they add to the Hermès collections now comprising over 50,000 items. In 2019, many new arrivals thus helped expand the group’s product ranges and nurture its growth.
Leather goods-saddlery, the original métier of the house of Hermès, is expressed in collections of bags and cluthes, briefcases, luggage, diaries and writing products, smal leather goods, saddles, and equestrian articles and clothing for both horse and rider. Its turnover in 2019, representing 50% pf the Group's sales, attained €3.414 million, an increase of 11.3 % at constant exchange rates.
Ready-to-wear and accessories
The ready-to-wear and faschion accessories métier is the Hermès Group's second largest sector, with consolidated sales of 23%. In 2019, it generated €1.574 million in sales, a rise of 17.1% at constant exchange rates.
Silk & Textiles
Silk and Textiles is Hermès’ third largest sector and accounts for %9 of sales. In 2019, sales of scarves and ties totalled €592 million, a rise of 7.5% at constant exchange rates.
Other Hermès métiers
The other Hermès métiers cover jewellery, the art of living and the tableware. In 2019, they achieved sales of €525 million, representing a 20,4% rise at constant exchange rates and accounting for 7% of the group’s total turnover.
Hermès Perfumes continued their dynamic upward trend, generating sales of €326 million, a rise of 4.1% at constant exchange rates,
The watch sector sales totalled €193 million in 2019, a rise of 11.6% at constant exchange rates.