Apparel Sector is not just clothing, it is complete dressing and fashion wear industry which includes clothing, accessories, bags, footwear and much more. Top apparel brands consists of Nike, Adidas along with luxury giants like Christian Dior, Hermes, Kering. GAP, VF , Michael Kors and H&M also are in the list. Here is the list of Top 10 Apparel Brands in the World 2016 as per Revenue, Profit and presence.
10. HERMES INTERNATIONAL
Hermes International, quite famous as ‘The French Fashion House’, established in 1837 by Thierry Hermes. It is well known for its high-fashion clothing, retail and its accessory manufacturing as well.
Initially established as a harness and saddle workshop in Paris, Hermès has grown into a giant fashion luxury goods manufacturer. In 2016, Hermès will celebrate "nature at a full gallop" as its annual theme.
It currently employees 12244 people across 51 countries. It is head quartered in Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, Paris, France. Hermès has 14 product divisions and has various offerings in leather, perfumes, trendy jewellery, ready to wear and accessories, silk and textiles, watches and other Hermes products. Of which, leather goods constitutes a major portion of 47% followed by ready-to-wear & accessories for 23%. It’s key products include
3 CAPE CODE,
5 BRIDES DE GALA,
7 CHAINE D’ANCRE and
8 EAU D’HERMES.
The brand reflects a guarantee of quality, a tradition, and its modern yet classic style along with luxury goods with fine quality reminds customers around the world. Interesting thing is it doesn’t associate any celebrity with its brand. Hermes, for a long time, has built its brand as inaccessible values which cannot be owned by everyone. Having started with 15 stores in 1978, Hermes International, currently has a total of 311 retail outlets. The company has a unique business model and is in its way of continuing its long term strategy based on creativity, having control over know-how and a singular communication. It is also planning to develop its distribution network through opening, renovation and also extension of about twenty subsidiaries.