Activities2013-06-17 05:36 PM
LVMH SHARE: 127.15 € +1.07%
Wines & Spirits
The world leader in champagne, LVMH also produces still and sparkling wines grown in the world's most famous wine regions. The world leader in cognac with Hennessy, the Group is developing its presence in the luxury spirits segment in addition to its historical business. The portfolio of wines and spirits brands, composed of products positioned in the high-end segments of their market, is served by a powerful international distribution network.
Fashion & Leather Goods
Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Donna Karan, Loewe, Marc Jacobs, Céline, Kenzo, Givenchy, Thomas Pink, Pucci, Berluti, and Rossimoda are the brands that form the fashion and leather goods business group. LVMH supports the growth of these brands by respecting their identity and their creative positioning. The Fashion and Leather Goods brands continued to expand their retail network.
Perfumes & Cosmetics
LVMH, a major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare sector, relies primarily on a portfolio of brands representing French companies with an international presence. Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy and Kenzo. The group also supports the development of high-potential brands: Benefit and Fresh, two rapidly growing American brands; Acqua di Parma, whose perfumes symbolize Italian elegance; Parfums Loewe, one of the leaders in the Spanish market; and make up for ever, a firm favorite of professional make-up artists which recorded outstanding growth by opening up to the general public. The recently created Fendi perfumes round out this business group.
Watches & Jewelry
The most recent of the LVMH business groups holds a portfolio of luxury brands with highly complementary market positions. This business group benefits in particular from TAG Heuer’s stature as the world leader in high-precision chronographs and from the solid vitality of the Hublot brand. The business group also relies on the watch making expertise of Zenith, a member of the select group of true Swiss Manufactures, the development and transition to high-end products of Dior timepieces and the creativity and productivity of the jewelry collections from Chaumet, Fred and De Beers. In 2011, the business was expanded with the talent as well as the international and diversified aspect of the Italian Bulgari brand. The name recognition of these brands and the vitality of their iconic collections make LVMH one of the most dynamic groups in the market.
The LVMH Selective Retailing companies operate in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. Their businesses are conducted in two segments: retailing designed for customers who are international travellers (“travel retail”), the business of DFS and Miami Cruiseline, leaders in their markets; and the selective retailing concepts represented by Sephora, the most innovative company in the beauty segment, and Le Bon Marché, the department store with a unique atmosphere located on the Left Bank in Paris.