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Hermès vs LVMH

Blood lines and a deep independent streak fuel a family's fight for control of a storied French fashion house, writes Jing Zhang.

Monday, 19 November, 2012, 1:32am

LVMH pressured to find new niche

Neverfull - the name of Louis Vuitton's best-selling handbag - sums up its parent LVMH pretty well, since even if it snapped up all of the world's last remaining independent luxury brands, it would still have room for more.

14 Oct 2013 - 4:31am

LVMH fined 8m euro over Hermes stake-building

France’s markets watchdog AMF on Monday fined luxury-goods group LVMH 8 million euros (HK$80.9 million) for failing to properly disclose its stake-building in rival Hermes before 2010.

2 Jul 2013 - 11:59am

Givenchy set to triple number of China stores

Givenchy, a unit of French luxury goods giant LVMH, plans to triple its number of stores in China over the next two years as other luxury brands scale back their expansion plans amid an anti-corruption campaign led by President Xi Jinping.

18 May 2013 - 3:57am

Asia invests in European fashion brands

An appreciation of heritage, an eye for a bargain, or perhaps a bit of both - whatever the mix of factors, Asian investors have been acquiring prestigious, if sluggish, European brands for more than a decade, often bringing fresh verve to the businesses.

14 May 2013 - 11:14am

Louis Vuitton demands compensation from Hong Kong hairdresser over patterned chair

Luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton is accusing the owner of a Shau Kei Wan hair salon of trademark infringement after he was found to have chairs covered in what appeared to be the French label’s trademarked check pattern, Apple Daily

7 Mar 2013 - 7:35pm

LVMH shops for new outfit

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is poised to pursue a takeover as revenue growth, led by sales of its eponymous handbags, slows the most in four years.

23 Feb 2013 - 4:54am

Swiss watches tick to Chinese heartbeat

With the Chinese increasingly coveting European luxury goods, Swiss watchmakers are eyeing a huge new market for their wares, but disagree on the best way of capturing it.

15 Nov 2012 - 2:49am

France's richest man denies bid for Belgian nationality is for tax reasons

France's richest man, LVMH boss Bernard Arnault, said he was not becoming a tax exile, despite seeking Belgian nationality as Paris moves to impose a 75 per cent wealth tax.

11 Sep 2012 - 9:30am

French luxury giant buys into mainland firm

A financial consortium backed by French luxury goods giant LVMH has acquired a 10 per cent stake in mainland fashion maker Ochirly, a sign that global retailers are keen to tap the huge potential of mainland middle-class consumers, people close to the deal said yesterday.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am