LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA agreed to pay 2 billion euros ($2.57 billion) for 80 percent of Italian cashmere clothier Loro Piana SpA, adding a high-quality textile producer to its burgeoning portfolio of luxury brands.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the maker of Celine handbags and TAG Heuer watches, sees no sign of a slowdown in demand for luxury goods after reporting first- half profit that beat analysts’ estimates.
Burberry Group Plc , the U.K.’s largest luxury retailer, surged in London trading after reporting that three-month sales rose 27 percent and saying that adjusted full-year profit will exceed its previous estimate.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA said it’s not seeking a takeover of Hermes International SCA after agreeing to buy a 17.1 percent stake for 1.45 billion euros ($2 billion). Analysts aren’t convinced.