The Bulgari jewellery company was founded in 1884 by Sotirios Voulgaris who emigrated to Italy from Greece. During the 1970s, the company expanded its operation with the opening of new stores in New York, Geneva, Monte-Carlo and Paris. Today, the company produces a range of luxury items and is owned by the French group LVMH.
Christian Dior S.A. (or simply Dior) is a French company which sells a range of luxury items including ready-to-wear clothing, leather goods and fragrances. It began life as the fashion house founded by the French designer Christian Dior in 1946, and the present-day company still designs and retails haute couture.
Bayerische Motoren Werke A.G (BMW - 'Bavarian Motor Works') is a German company which manufactures luxury cars, motorcycles and engines. It was established in 1917, and has its headquarters in Munich, Germany.