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.

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
Michael Burke

Michael Burke

Louis Vuitton
Chantal Gaemperle

Chantal Gaemperle

Human Resources and Synergies
Jean-Jacques Guiony

Jean-Jacques Guiony

Chris de Lapuente

Chris de Lapuente

Sephora and Beauty
Pierre-Yves Roussel

Pierre-Yves Roussel

Fashion Group
Philippe Schaus

Philippe Schaus

Wines and Spirits
Jean Voisin

Jean Voisin


LVMH Office Locations

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

LVMH Financials

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

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

128.7 b

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)


Cash (4-Mar-2018)

3.5 b
LVMH's current market capitalization is €128.7 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
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LVMH News and Updates

LVMH has a crack at the smart watch market

The smart watch euphoria never took off, so logic surely dictates the price point was just too low… Hang on a sec.

Kim Jones Confirmed at Dior Homme as Kris Van Assche Exits

The creative shuffle is the first big move by Pietro Beccari, the newly installed chairman and CEO of Christian Dior Couture.

The Risks and Rewards of Selling Your Name

Designers from Calvin Klein to Jil Sander have sold their names along with their companies. What is the smartest way to structure such deals?

LVMH Announces Nine Finalists for 2018 Prize

A-Cold-Wall, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy and Eckhaus Latta are among the finalists for the fifth annual LVMH Prize, the winner of which will receive €300,000 and a year-long mentorship.

Is Dior Ready for a Revolution?

Christian Dior's creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri is known for bringing an activism-tinged approach to the catwalks, but a real revolution is brewing inside the house.

Future of Duty Free Retailing Market - A comprehensive study by Key Players: Dufry, Lotte Duty Free, LVMH

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