>> 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...

ON HIS way to creating the world's biggest luxury group and becoming the richest man in France, Bernard Arnault has made a career of swallowing grand, family-owned businesses. Over the years he has picked many a fight with founders of luxury firms, or their heirs, who were unwilling to sell....

as market circumstances allow, thus turning up the heat in its disputed attempt to build a bigger stake in family controlled Hermes. Hermes declined to comment on this latest LVMH shot in its battle to remain independent of the big diversified luxury products group controlled by French...

it includes lots of big, beautiful bag photos Even though Hermès is known for its hard-to-buy handbags, that's not the full story on how the brand interacts with its shoppers. Yes, Birkins and Kellys can be difficult to source (but it's not impossible), along with most exotics. In recent...

Despite earlier reports suggesting John Galliano would eventually be invited back to the helm of his namesake label, LVMH CEO Bernard Arnaulttold the New York Times' Cathy Horyn that the disgraced designer is not welcome at LVMH. "He will not be working for LVMH," Arnault said after the Dior...

" Hermès Wants LVMH to Cut Stake to Free Up Shares in the Market (Bloomberg) "Hermès wants LVMH to reduce its stake by more than half to free up shares on the open market... With the family controlling more than 70 percent of Hermès stock, ‘it's not normal' that LVMH Chief Executive Officer...

departure for Hermès's strategy in the country, where it already has two branches in Delhi and Pune, both in hotels... The process has taken them 18 months and it is hoped that the store will inspire other businesses to help revive and restore the area." Forecast-beating LVMH lifts stake in...

The company characterized its stake as "strategic and long-term," and that it doesn't seek control of the company, which got its start making saddles back in 1837. But the family behind Hermès doubts the sincerity of LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault, who has expanded his luxury-goods empire by...

× RODEO DRIVE—LVMH chief exec and billionaire Bernard Arnault has purchased a storefront on tony Rodeo Drive for a cool $85 million. The LA Business Journal reports that this is probably the most anyone has ever paid (per square foot) for a Rodeo property. There's no word yet as to what he's...

, the Fondation Louis Vuittonwill enable a broad public to enjoy a multitude of artistic creations, deepening LVMH's ongoing commitment to promoting culture. Devoted to contemporary art, the charitable museum will welcome the public for free for three days via reservation ahead of the official...

 

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