Following behind stellar sales growth in the first-quarter of this year,
According to the figures, the top 100 luxury goods companies accrued $247 billion USD in 2017, increasing $30 billion USD from the previous year’s $217 billion USD. The growth represents a hefty 10.8 percent lift, significantly outpacing the prior year’s gain of just one percent. Within the top ten alone, 48.2 percent of the total luxury sales were produced, marking a one percent increase over the previous year.
American cosmetics company Estée Lauder came in second, while Swiss jewelry label Richemont landed third. Gucci and Balenciaga parent
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Top 100 Luxury Goods Companies by Sales:
1. LVMH (France)
2. Estée Lauder (USA)
3. Compagnie Financière Richemont SA (Switzerland)
4. Kering SA (France)
5. Luxottica Group (Italy)
6. Chanel Limited (UK)
7. L’Oréal Luxe (France)
8. The Swatch Group (Switzerland)
9. Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group (Hong Kong)
10. PVH Corp (USA)