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    Richemont

    Juni 20th, 2013

    Financière Richemont SA, luxury goods conglomerate headquartered in Bellevue, Switzerland. Established by businessman Johann Rupert in 1988, the holding manages a huge variety of luxury and fashion brands from around the globe. Besides Kering and LVMH, Richemont is known as the third largest luxury goods holding worldwide. It carries brands such as Chloé and Net-à-porter, only to name a few.
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    Kering

    Juni 20th, 2013

    Kering, formerly known as Pinault-Printemps-Redote or PPR, is a French holding company, founded by French businessman François Pinault in 1963 and headquartered in Paris, France. The holding specializes in retail stores and luxury fashion brands managing the portfolio of Stella McCartney or Alexander McQueen, to name a few. Today, the founders son François-Henri Pinault is acting as Chairman and CEO. The company changed its name in March of 2013, looking for something with a more personal feel. ‘Kering’ is originally French and basically means ‘place to live’ or ‘home’. The two biggest competitors of Kering are the french jont ventures LVMH, as well as the swiss holding of Richemont, both managing large luxury brands as well.
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    Sephora

    Juni 7th, 2010

    Sephora, French luxury products company, founded 1970 in Paris, owned by Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH). The world’s leading global cosmetics retailer provides an array of unique fragrance, skincare, and cosmetic products.
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    Fendi

    April 10th, 2010

    Fendi, Italian luxury fashion house, founded by Edoardo and Adele Fendi in 1925. What started as a fur and leather shop in Rome has now become a multinational luxury goods brand owned by LVMH. Fendi has its headquarters in Rome, Italy and is well known for its “baguette” handbags. Karl Lagerfeld is the creative director.
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    Arnault, Bernard

    April 10th, 2010

    Bernard Arnault, French businessman, born in 1949. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of LVMH, a large luxury goods conglomerate consisting of over 60 luxury sub-companies, including Louis Vuitton, Dior and Fendi. According to Forbes and Time Magazine, Bernard Arnault is the ‘world’s 7th richest person and one of the 100 most influential people in the world.’
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    Bernard Arnault

    April 10th, 2010

    Bernard Arnault, French businessman, born in 1949. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of LVMH, a large luxury goods conglomerate consisting of over 60 luxury sub-companies, including Louis Vuitton, Dior and Fendi. According to Forbes and Time Magazine, Bernard Arnault is the ‘world’s 7th richest person and one of the 100 most influential people in the world.’
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    LVMH

    April 10th, 2010

    LVMH is an acronym for Moët Hennessy & Louis Vuitton. LVMH, headquartered in Paris, France, is known to be one of the largest fashion conglomerates around the globe, managing some 60 brands such as Dior, Kenzo or Fendi. The holding company was established in 1987 when Louis Vuitton merged his business with champagne and whisky producer Moët Hennessy. Since Dior is the biggest shareholder at LVMH, its Chairman Bernard Arnault acts as the CEO of the conglomerate. The two biggest competitors of LVMH are the french jont venture Kering, formerly known as PPR, as well as the swiss holding of Richemont, both managing large luxury brands as well.
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