|Type||Holding company division (LVMH)|
|When it was created||1854|
|People who started it||Louis Vuitton|
|Key people||Jordi Constans (Chairman & CEO)|
Marc Jacobs (Art Director)
Antoine Arnault (Director of Communications)
|Things made||Luxury goods|
|Money earned||€2.5 billion (2011)|
Louis Vuitton is a French fashion house formed in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. It sells shoes, watches, jewellery, accessories, sunglasses and books. It sells its products in boutiques. The products are still made by hand. In 1867, the company participated in the universal exhibition in Paris. To protect the duplication of his look, he changed the Trianon design to a beige and brown in 1876. The company opened its first store in London, England on Oxford Street. In 1959 he created purses, bags and wallets. In 1977, the company had an annual income of 70 million francs.
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- "Louis Vuitton" (PDF). Retrieved 9 Sep 2011.