The mission of the LVMH group is to represent the most refined qualities of Western "Art de Vivre"​ around the world. Since its creation in 1987, LVMH has comprised a unique portfolio of over 70 prestigious brands. The Group is active in five different sectors: Wines & Spirits: the Group is the world leader in premium wines and spirits, with the help of prestigious brands such as Château d’Yquem, Dom Pérignon, Hennessy, Mercier, Moët & Chandon and Ruinart. Fashion & Leather goods: LVMH boasts an exceptional array of prestige fashion and leather goods brands, including Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Céline, Givenchy, Berluti and Kenzo. Perfumes & Cosmetics: with a unique portfolio that includes leading Houses and prestigious niche brands (Dior, Guerlain, Acqua di Parma, Loewe, Benefit Cosmetics…), LVMH is a major global player in perfumes and cosmetics for beauty care and makeup. Watches & Jewelry: this business group comprises upscale brands such as Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Chaumet and Hublot. Selective Retailing: the LVMH Selective Retailing sector covers the four corners of the world with Sephora, DFS, Franck et Fils, La Grande Épicerie, Le Bon Marché, Samaritaine and Starboard Cruise Services. In addition, LVMH is a key player in the media sector with Groupe Les Echos, overseeing several business, finance, arts and culture publications.

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Paris, FR
Size (employees)
107,053 (est)
LVMH was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, FR
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Key People/Management at LVMH

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Antonio Belloni

Antonio Belloni

Group Managing Director
Nicolas Bazire

Nicolas Bazire

Development and Acquisitions
Pietro Beccari

Pietro Beccari

Christian Dior Couture
Michael Burke

Michael Burke

Louis Vuitton
Chantal Gaemperle

Chantal Gaemperle

Human Resources and Synergies
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LVMH Office Locations

LVMH has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
22 Avenue Montaigne
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LVMH Financials and Metrics

LVMH Revenue

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LVMH's revenue was reported to be €37.60 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

37.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

24.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

4 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

6.9 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.5 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


30.6 b35.7 b37.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

10.8 b12.6 b13 b

Gross profit

19.8 b23.1 b24.6 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.1 b3.6 b3.5 b

Accounts Receivable

2.3 b2.5 b2.7 b


9.5 b10.1 b10.5 b

Current Assets

18.1 b19 b19.4 b
EURY, 2016


400.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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LVMH Operating Metrics

LVMH's Stores was reported to be 3.9 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.71 k3.86 k3.95 k

Stores (Asia-Pacific)

1.28 k1.36 k1.38 k

Stores (Europe)

1.46 k1.49 k1.55 k

Stores (U.S.)

708 732 703
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LVMH Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Christian Dior April 25, 2017$13.10 b

LVMH Revenue Breakdown

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LVMH revenue breakdown by business segment: 31.5% from Selective retailing, 9.1% from Watches & Jewelry, 13.0% from Perfumes & Cosmetic, 33.6% from Fashion & Leather Goods and 12.7% from Wines & Spirits

Human Capital Metrics

LVMH's employees are reported to be approximately 74% female and 26% male.
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LVMH Online and Social Media Presence

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LVMH News and Updates

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For fashion brands, formulating a strong pricing strategy is both science and art.

Vintage Boom Buoys Realreal and Jolts Luxury Labels

  The RealReal could be ready IPO within two years, when it expects the value of goods sold on the site to reach $1 billion annually, and is also in talks with LVMH and Kering over potential partnerships.

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Facial Makeup Market Latest Developments by Type, by End-Users/Application, by Region - Forecast and Business Outlook Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Stormy Trade Talks Take the Wind Out of Luxury’s Sails

The SLI was left reeling with a 4 percent loss as Trump rattled the cage with Europe this month, while family ownership was reaffirmed by some of the industry's leaders.

Chanel's Silver Linings

The clothes came from a dreamland, but the show was rooted in real life — specifically the view over the Seine, lined with the stalls of “les bouquinistes," from Karl Lagerfeld’s apartment.
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LVMH Company Life and Culture

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