Hermes Sails Blithely Through, Beyond Recession

BIRK THISOh, look, AN OUTLIER. Call Malcolm Gladwell or whoever wrote that book that is about outliers! Hermes revenue is up 12% overall in the second quarter of the year. Things were bananas in Asia, but even in the Americas? Sales were up 14%. We are thinking a lot of that up-tick is in the America called South-but still, the New York store is constantly swamped! Well, the real one. That Wall Street one is a little quiet and lonely.