Industry Luxury goods  
  Products / Services Watches, jewellery, writing instruments, leather and accessories, clothing  
  Sales EUR 5.3 billion revenue worldwide
EUR 699 million revenue in Japan (13%)
EUR 1.1 billion operating profit worldwide
EUR 1.57 billion net profit worldwide
  Employees More than 15,000 worldwide  
  Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland  
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(As of Mar.2008, source: Richemont)

Richemont was created in 1988 by the spin-off of international assets owned by Rembrandt Group Limited of South Africa (now known as Remgro Limited).

The group's luxury interests encompass several of the most prestigious names in the luxury industry including Cartier, Chloe, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels.

In Japan Richemont's brands enjoy an excellent image of exclusiveness and quality.