PPR Finds Bolt No Match for Champagne in Race with LVMH

When Usain Bolt steps into the starting blocks at the London Olympics, Francois-Henri Pinault will likely be watching with greater interest than most fans of the Jamaican sprinter called the fastest man on earth. As chief executive officer of PPR SA -- the French company that owns shoemaker Puma SE -- Pinault has a lot riding on Bolt, one of the few star athletes to wear the footwear brand.

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