>> Some rumors have the Dior job signed and sealed — with Riccardo Tisci at the helm — but according to LVMH head Bernard Arnault, as of this morning, no decision had been made about John Galliano 's replacement. "We're thinking," he said at the Louis Vuitton show. Suzy Menkes reports: "People...

The move will allow the descendants of Thierry Hermes, a French saddlemaker who founded the company in 1837, to sell their shares without seeing them scooped up by LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault. The founding family owns more than 73 per cent of Hermes, whose handmade Birkin bags typically...

, his archrival, over the takeover of Gucci, an Italian fashion house. The French press called it the "handbag war". Three months ago Mr Arnault began what may become his longest, most spectacular takeover battle yet. At the end of October his group, Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH),...

LVMH said in a statement it will exchange 16.5 million of its own shares for the 56% stake in Bulgari owned by the company's founding family. Bulgari will be paid with Louis Vuitton shares worth 5.2 billion. LVMH will offer the remaining Bulgari shareholders $17.10 per share in a public...

Global luxury retailer Louis Vuitton said Tuesday it had increased its stake in rival Hermes from 14% to 20%, after the Hermes family pleaded with Louis Vuitton not to do so. Louis Vuitton said in a statement to the market regulator that as of Dec 17 it held 20.21 percent of Hermes after...

Bernard Arnault, head of the world's No. 1 luxury group LVMH insists that they are best positioned to ensure the long-term survival of Hermes. Seeking to soothe the ruffled feathers of Hermes Chief Executive Patrick Thomas who is furious that LVMH has quietly acquired a 20% stake in Hermes,...

World Wide Web – If you've ever wondered how Dior makes its perfumes and Glenmorangie makes its whiskey, then you're in luck, 'Nistas! Antoine Arnault of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton announced that 22 of LVMH's companies in France are opening its doors to the public on October 15 and...

Prices for the bags reporting range from approximately €5,000 to €15,000, although that last figure (a little over $19,000US) seems a bit low for a bespoke Louis Vuitton crocodile bag, considering how much the pre-made ones cost. The variety of colors and leather in this program will no...

Executive Officer of LVMH has announced 27th October 2014 as the official opening date of the new museum. The institution is designed to open the world of the French multinational luxury goods conglomerate and will showcase the corporate art collection of LVMHMoët Hennessy Louis...

Word has it Nicolas Ghesquière's first fashion campaign for Louis Vuitton will break the mold as he has tapped not one, but three leading photographers. ~ WWD Luxury accessories brand Anya Hindmarch is making the most of the fact that Solange was carrying the brand's 'Crisp Packet clutch' on...

 

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