Prada first-half profits up 7.6%
Earnings up 11.7%17 September, 12:59
Earnings were 11.7% up at 1.72 billion euros.
"We are satisfied with these results," said CEO Patrizio Bertelli.
"Earnings have grown in every country where the group is present and we have improved our operating margins". Prada, co-led by Bertelli's wife and chief designer Miuccia Prada, is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
It is one of the few global fashion brands to have made significant inroads into China, the world's second-largest luxury market.