>> 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...

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), announced that it had amassed a 17.1% stake in Hermès, a family-owned maker of silk scarves and expensive handbags. On...

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...

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...

Back in November we reported that French LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury-goods maker, was trying to hostally take over Hermes International by acquiring a 17.1% stake in the company. According to the NY Post that stake has been raised to more than 20%, two weeks...

Do you ever get the sense that luxury monolith LVMH might be trolling Hermes, purely for CEO Bernard Arnault's amusement? With yesterday's report from British Vogue that LVMH's ownership percentage in the family-run French leather goods company has increased once again, the possibility seems...

This year's debutant destinations atLes Journées Particulières were the production site of Guerlain in Orphin (Rambouillet), Louis Vuitton's workshop in Marsaz, the Numanthia Vineyard in Spain, Acqua di Parma in Italy as well as the workshops of Zenith, TAG Heuer and Hublot watches in...

French luxury-goods giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has increased its stake in rival Hermès International to more than 20%, increasing the tension in an unwelcome assault on the French maker of pricey handbags, scarves and other luxury goods. In a filing Tuesday with the French stock...

" Forecast-beating LVMH lifts stake in Hermès(Reuters) "LVMH has raised its stake in smaller luxury rival Hermès to 21.4 percent from 20.2 percent... The owner of the Louis Vuitton and Kenzo fashion brands, Moet & Chandon champagne and Chaumet jewelry added, however, it did not own any...

 

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