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.

Company Growth (employees)
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
107,053 (est)-4%
LVMH was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

LVMH Office Locations

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

LVMH Data and Metrics

LVMH Financial Metrics

LVMH's revenue was reported to be €37.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5% 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

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

110 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.5 b
LVMH's current market capitalization is €110 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

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

11.7 b13.8 b14.6 b

General and administrative expense

2.4 b2.7 b2.9 b

Operating expense total

14.1 b16.5 b17.5 b


5.4 b6.4 b6.9 b

EBIT margin, %


Income tax expense

2.3 b2 b2.1 b

Net Income

5.6 b3.6 b4 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


10.4 b11.2 b12.1 b


8.8 b10.1 b10.4 b

Total Assets

53.4 b57.6 b59.6 b

Accounts Payable

3.6 b4 b4.2 b

Current Liabilities

12.2 b12.7 b12.8 b

Non-Current Liabilities

18.2 b19.1 b18.9 b

Total Equity

23 b25.8 b27.9 b

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.2 x2.1 x
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016
EURY, 2016


400.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

LVMH Operating Metrics

LVMH's Stores was reported to be 3.9 k in FY, 2016, which is a 2% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.71 k3.86 k3.95 k

Stores (U.S.)


Stores (Asia-Pacific)

1.28 k1.36 k1.38 k

Stores (Europe)

1.46 k1.49 k1.55 k

    LVMH Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    Christian DiorApril 25, 2017$13.1 b

    LVMH Market Value History

    LVMH Revenue Breakdown

    Traffic Overview of LVMH

    LVMH Online and Social Media Presence

    LVMH News and Updates

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    LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault meets with Donald Trump, considers expanding U.S. factories

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    LVMH says ‘no way’ it will do business with Amazon

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