Burberry appoints Luke Smith as senior product merchandise manager
Burberry has reportedly named Luke Smith as its senior product merchandise manager. He will join the British luxury label in September and will focus on the company’s menswear offering, Drapers reports. Smith joins from VF Corp-owned Italian label Napapijri, where he has been senior global product merchandise manager since joining in May 2020....
23 Aug 2021
Burberry names new Chief Commercial Officer
Burberry has promoted Gianluca Flore as its new Chief Commercial Officer, effective September 1st. Flore, who currently serves as its U.S. SVP of retail, will relocate to London where the company’s headquarters is based. Burberry created the role in 2018 when it appointed Gavin Haig as its first COO, who at the time reported to Marco Gobbetti....
11 Aug 2021
Gianluca Flore promoted to Burberry's chief commercial officer
Gianluca Flore has been promoted as Burberry’s chief commercial officer. Flore currently serves as Burberry’s president Americas and global head of retail excellence. Flore will step into his new role on September 1. Flore will be relocating to London for his new role. During Flore’s tenure as Burberry’s president Americas the region was...
9 Aug 2021
Burberry unveils first NFT as part of gaming collaboration
Burberry has launched its first non-fungible token (NFT) in partnership with Mythical Games and their flagship game Blankos Block Party. “The partnership will pave the way for the future of digital ownership in gaming,” Burberry said in a statement. Blankos Block Party is a ground-breaking, multiplayer party game featuring digital vinyl toys...
5 Aug 2021
Video: Burberry releases new menswear fragrance Hero
In this video, British fashion house Burberry has released its new menswear fragrance Hero.Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: Burberry, Facebook
29 Jul 2021
Video: Burberry flagship store at No 1 Sloane Street
In this video, British luxury fashion house Burberry has discussed its flagship store in London, No 1 Sloane Street, with architect Vincenzo De Cotiis.Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: The Closet Vietnam, Facebook
22 Jul 2021
Video: Naomi Campbell stars in Burberry's latest campaign
In this video, British luxury fashion house Burberry has presented its latest graphic presentation entitled TB Summer Monogram starring model Naomi Campbell.Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: The Business of Fashion, Facebook
19 Jul 2021
New product campaign and new customers boost Burberry's Q1 sales
Burberry’s comparable store sales rebounded strongly in the first quarter, rising 90 percent against last year and 1 percent from two years ago. The company said in a statement that within comparable store sales, full-price sales growth accelerated to 26 percent against two years ago, driven by new, younger clientele; exited markdowns in...
16 Jul 2021
Burberry links with Naomi Campbell for TB Summer Monogram campaign
Luxury label Burberry has teamed up with Naomi Campbell to unveil its latest TB Summer Monogram collection and campaign. The brand’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci worked with the iconic British model to launch a collection of new monogrammed pieces, presented alongside a campaign mixing digital and physical realities. “It’s magical...
15 Jul 2021
Burberry non-executive director Carolyn McCall to retire in April 2022
Burberry Group plc has announced that Dame Carolyn McCall will retire as a non-executive director of the Company at the end of its current financial year on April 2, 2022. Commenting on the development, Gerry Murphy, Burberry chairman, said in a release: “I want to thank Carolyn for her outstanding service to Burberry as an independent...
14 Jul 2021
Value loss and fear of a potential takeover for a CEO-less Burberry
The abrupt departure of Marco Gobetti from the helm at Burberry has left the luxury group facing a circa one billion pounds’ worth of wind-out market value and the fear of a potential takeover. The FTSE 100 closed lower on Monday dragged by Burberry, which slipped to the bottom of the London’s benchmark index after the resignation of its chief...
29 Jun 2021
Marco Gobbetti to revive Ferragamo after unexpected Burberry exit
When Burberry announced the unexpected departure of CEO Marco Gobbetti this week there was no mention of his taking the reins elsewhere. Gobbetti is leaving the UK, not just to return to his native Italy, but also to revive the Italian maison Ferragamo. Back in April when Ferragamo let its chief designer Paul Andrew go, there was no hint as to a...
29 Jun 2021