25 Sep '13, 7pm

Louis Vuitton is raising its focus somewhat from the really affluent to the really, really affluent | by @Ky…

Louis Vuitton is raising its focus somewhat from the really affluent to the really, really affluent. The Paris-based conglomerate of fabulous and fussy things is launching a new line of very high-end leather handbags and accessories to complement its existing products, according to Women’s Wear Daily. The strategy raises the question: just how much more opulent can LVMH (MC:FP ) get? The company already sells $88,000 watches, $4,000 handbags, and $1,000 scarves. But if you are asking that question, the new LVMH line isn’t for you. There’s really no ceiling in the high-end retail game (consider astrakhan , a fleece harvested from fetal lambs). LVHM has grown a little less rich of late. In the 12 months ended June, the company’s revenue increased almost 10 percent—no small feat considering the crummy European economy in that period. At the same time, though, its profit decli...

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