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Armani Group’s full-year revenues surpass €2 billion


May 25, 2023

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Armani Group’s annual revenues reached €2.35 billion in 2022, up 16.5 per cent on final 12 months, because the resumption of journey prompted a rebound throughout Europe and the US.

Revenues continued to climb within the first quarter of 2023 — up 18 per cent year-on-year — the group, which owns Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani and Armani Change, stated on Thursday. All gross sales channels grew: direct retail was up 17 per cent, wholesale up 16 per cent, and e-commerce up 9 per cent. Group EBITDA jumped 25 per cent to €289 million. “2022 ended with additional development that has continued into the primary quarter of 2023, additional solidifying the group’s soundness,” stated chairman and CEO Giorgio Armani in a press release. 

By area, Europe led the way in which final 12 months — with a 24 per cent improve in full-year gross sales in 2022 — adopted by the US (up 19.5 per cent). Revenues in Asia fell 6.3 per cent because of the Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns in China. Nonetheless, gross sales in Asia bounced again to develop 14 per cent within the first quarter of 2023, reflecting the restoration seen throughout the posh sector. Final week, Burberry reported a ten per cent rise in full-year income due to its restoration in China. That very same week, luxurious multi-brand retailer Farfetch stated it was seeing enhancements in mainland China. 

Armani Group stated momentum in Europe continued into the primary quarter of 2023, with revenues rising 22 per cent. Nonetheless, development within the US slowed to 10 per cent and is anticipated to decelerate additional within the coming months. LVMH additionally reported that enterprise is “slowing down a bit” within the US in its Q1 earnings, whereas Burberry’s US gross sales fell 7 per cent in the identical interval, and Kering’s North America gross sales dropped 18 per cent. Like its friends, Armani Group hopes the downturn within the US will likely be offset by the constructive pattern in Asia.

Armani stated he was bullish concerning the group’s capability to climate market downturns. “The medium-long time period strategic path I’ve chosen to undertake continues to show efficient as is evidenced within the outcomes,” Armani stated. “I’m firmly satisfied that working with a imaginative and prescient geared toward continuity, following a concrete and constant method, centred on the values which have at all times underpinned my artistic and managerial philosophy, is the one strategy to face the challenges and unexpected occasions that characterise the present international state of affairs.”

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