6:00 PM New York – Carrefour SA first half net sales increased 6% and returned to profit to €82 million. Hermes International SA, the luxury fashion retailer net profit soared 55% to €194.6 million.
Carrefour S.A., the French retailer reported first-half sales rose 6% to €43.7 billion. Net profit generated in the period was €82 million compared to a net loss of €58 million recorded in the year-earlier period.
Hermes International S.A., the French high-end fashion house reported net profit soared 55.2% to €194.6 million from €125.4 million a year ago. Operating profit rose 52.4% to €304.5 million from €199.8 million over the same period last year.
Iliad S.A., the French Internet company said first-half profit more than doubled.
Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding, the Austria-based holding company for Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG missed net income estimations.