Sales for the interim period increased to EUR5.6 billion (2016: EUR5.1 billion). Gross profit rose to EUR3.7 billion (2016: EUR3.2 billion). Operating profit rose to EUR1.2 billion (2016: EUR798 million). Profit to attributable to owners of the parent company was higher at EUR974 million (2016: EUR540 million). In addition, earnings per share improved to EUR172.7 cents per share (2016: EUR95.8 cents per share).
The Richemont 2017 interim report will be available for download from the Group's website from 17 November 2017.