Burberry news and archive
Video: Burberry launches literacy campaign with Marcus Rashford
In this video, Burberry has launched its literacy campaign with Marcus Rashford for young people. Watch the video below. Click here to read more about the campaign. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: Image: Burberry
3 Dec 2021
Burberry partners with Marcus Rashford on developing young people’s literacy skills
Burberry has partnered with footballer Marcus Rashford MBE to help young people develop their literacy skills. Burberry will also partner with the National Literacy Trust, in order to provide primary school libraries with the supplies they need to provide young people with further resources. The brand will also continue to donate to literacy...
25 Nov 2021
Burberry appoints new non-exec director
Burberry has appointed Danuta Gray as a new non-executive director and member of its Remuneration and Nomination Committees, effective December 1. Gray is the chair of LSE-listed Direct Line Insurance Group. Earlier in her career, she was CEO of Telefonica O2 in Ireland, chair of St Modwen Property plc and a member of the board at the UK...
23 Nov 2021
Burberry wins Ventana Research Digital Leadership Award
Board International has announced that Burberry has won the 2021 Ventana Research Digital Leadership Award for operations and supply chain. The award is given to organisations or individuals who use technology to develop business and IT. Board International’s all in one decision making platform was selected by Burberry to streamline and digitize...
19 Nov 2021
The British Fashion Council hosts Great Fashion For Climate Action showcase at COP26
On November 9, the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Campaign partnered with the British Fashion Council to host the Great Fashion for Climate Action showcase at COP26. A display of UK innovation, a number of designers were featured including those from Burberry, Phoebe English and Stella McCartney. Aimed at exhibiting the UK’s commitment to...
16 Nov 2021
Burberry opens flagship store in Shanghai
Luxury retailer Burberry has opened its flagship store in Shanghai. Located at Shanghai Plaza 66, the store is the second flagship to feature the brand’s new global design concept. The store was designed in collaboration with architect Vincenzo De Cotiis, who has skewed Burberry’s familiar classicism, creating a more modern environment through a...
16 Nov 2021
Burberry unveils collaboration with DAB Motors
British fashion house Burberry has unveiled a collaboration with DAB Motors, an exclusive electric motorcycle named the Concept-E RS Burberry Edition, alongside a selection of limited-edition pieces curated by Riccardo Tisci. The motorcycle makes no noise, leaves no smell and no emission in the air, and has been designed, engineered and built...
16 Nov 2021
Burberry opens immersive experience on Korea’s Jeju Island
Luxury fashion house Burberry has unveiled its ‘Imagined Landscape’ experience in Jeju Island, South Korea, as an addition to the series of immersive pop-ups the label has hosted globally. Displayed within a topographic-like sculpture, made almost entirely from reflective material, Burberry has showcased its latest outerwear silhouettes among a...
15 Nov 2021
Burberry reports robust revenue growth in H1
In the first half of FY22, Burberry saw revenues recover back to FY20 levels at constant exchange rates. The group’s total sales increased 45 percent at CER and 38 percent reported to 1,213 million pounds driven by strong mainline and digital full-price sales, which rose 49 percent against last year. Burberry’s adjusted profit before tax rose to...
11 Nov 2021
Burberry announces biodiversity strategy at COP26
British heritage fashion brand Burberry has stated it will take action to “protect, restore and regenerate nature” as it builds on its climate positive commitment with a new biodiversity strategy unveiled at COP26. The biodiversity strategy builds upon its recent commitment to become Climate Positive by 2040 and will expand the scope of its...
7 Nov 2021
Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd to take the helm at Burberry
Burberry has announced the appointment of Jonathan Akeroyd as chief executive officer and executive director, effective April 1, 2022. A British national, Akeroyd, 54, is currently chief executive officer of Milan-based Gianni Versace SpA, a position he has held since June 2016. The company said in a statement that in his tenure at Versace,...
20 Oct 2021
Burberry merges new and old in SS22 Animal Instincts collection
British fashion house, Burberry has digitally presented its spring/summer 2022 womenswear collection, Animal Instincts, colliding classic elements of the brand with a fresh design perspective. The digital show took place outside the typical fashion show schedule, coming right after the conclusion of Milan Fashion Week. Mirroring the SS22...
27 Sep 2021