Abstract Title

Beating the Recession: The Case of LVMH S.A.

Authors' Class Standing

Senior

Lead Presenter's Name

Juliana V Rosen

Faculty Mentor Name

Jayendra Gokhale

Abstract

Abstract

LVMH – Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A. is a publicly traded French company (EuroNext Paris). Amongst its brands and subsidiaries are Louis Vuitton, Moet & Chandon, and TAG Heuer. The years 2009 through 2012 were a period of trials and tribulations for companies in the European Union. Despite the 2008-09 recession and the European financial crisis, LVMH’s operating income and net sales experienced a steady increase between 2009 and 2012. Its sales have grown by a compounded average annual growth rate of 18% and net income by almost 25%. The purpose of this paper is to examine and analyze the financial information of LVMH and understand the strategies that enabled it to successfully navigate through these testing times.

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Flight Deck

Start Date

9-4-2014 10:00 AM

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Beating the Recession: The Case of LVMH S.A.

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Abstract

LVMH – Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A. is a publicly traded French company (EuroNext Paris). Amongst its brands and subsidiaries are Louis Vuitton, Moet & Chandon, and TAG Heuer. The years 2009 through 2012 were a period of trials and tribulations for companies in the European Union. Despite the 2008-09 recession and the European financial crisis, LVMH’s operating income and net sales experienced a steady increase between 2009 and 2012. Its sales have grown by a compounded average annual growth rate of 18% and net income by almost 25%. The purpose of this paper is to examine and analyze the financial information of LVMH and understand the strategies that enabled it to successfully navigate through these testing times.