Latest articles from Oliver Hamrin
The Luxury Empire: LVMH's Most Notable Acquisitions Since Inception
Even though LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton) was formed in 1987, many of the luxury conglomerate's brands, or maisons, have roots dating back centuries. Through almost four decades of strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Bernard Arnault has turned his vision of housing multiple prestigious maisons under one umbrella into a reality.
Two And a Half Centuries of Sandal-Making: Birkenstock is Going Public
Birkenstock, a name synonymous with comfortable and high quality sandals, has a rich history dating back over two and a half centuries. The brand's commitment to its heritage, innovative footbed technology, and comfortable footwear products have propelled it into a global powerhouse in its industry.
Sam Walton's Rules for Building a Business
Sam Walton's "Rules for Building a Business" offer valuable guidance. From committing passionately to your venture to sharing profits, motivating partners, and effective communication, each rule holds value. Appreciating, celebrating, listening, exceeding customer expectations, controlling expenses, and challenging the status quo are crucial strategies for success. Walton's rules reflect his entrepreneurial spirit and serve as inspiration, shaped by his remarkable journey in founding Walmart.
15 Book Recommendations for Investing, Business, and Personal Growth
In this article, we share 15 book recommendations for investing, business, and personal growth we figured you’d like, including both classics and hidden gems.
David Barber: Delivering Shareholder Value
Recapping David Barber's speech, co-founder of Halma, from 1997 describing the secret of the group’s success as a combination of strategic long-term vision and steady purpose.
Warren Buffett Partnership Letters: 8 Key Lessons
Timeless wisdom on business building, long-term thinking, incentives, investing, and more.
Brunello Cucinelli: 10 Core Ideas
We have distilled a decade of Brunello Cucinelli shareholder letters, interviews and earnings call transcripts into 10 core ideas.