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“Now we know where Apple music executive Ian Rogers is heading: He’s going to run digital for LVMH, the giant French luxury company. Last week news broke that Rogers, a longtime digital music veteran who had helped Apple launch its new Apple Music subscription service, was leaving the company. But we didn’t know where he was going, beyond the fact it was supposedly in Europe.”

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“Emilio Pucci is getting some more fresh blood. After naming MSGM’s Massimo Giorgetti as its new creative director in March, the LVMH-owned company announced Tuesday that it is bringing on another outsider as CEO.”

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“LVMH’s watch division president, Jean-Claude Biver, has revealed that the French luxury conglomerate plans to launch a smart watch to compete with the Apple Watch.”

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Seafolly announced a “new partnership […] with L Capital, the Asian private equity fund sponsored by LVMH, which has acquired a majority stake in the brand. The financial terms of the arrangement were not released; however, Seafolly’s CEO, Anthony Halas, says the deal was 12 months in the making.”

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“Yves Carcelle, the charismatic executive who transformed Louis Vuitton from a staid French maker of handbags and travel trunks into one of the world’s most recognizable luxury brands, died on Sunday in Paris. He was 66.”

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“LVMH is said to be in talks with Proenza Schouler to acquire a stake in the New York-based brand. Although exact details of the deal are not known, discussions are focusing on the purchase of a 40 per cent stake in the brand which was established in 2002 by Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez.”

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“We are not going to be selling major luxury items on the Internet. But we can show them, make people desire them even more. That’s what it’s all about: making people desire our products.” – Bernard Arnault at the LVMH annual shareholder meeting

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“Brand owner Vicini SpA has confirmed that the deal is now official: L Capital Management and L Capital Asia, the private equity funds belonging to LVMH, have acquired a 30 percent stake.”

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