Burberry Q3 comparable sales decline by 9 percent
In the third quarter, Burberry Group Plc said, despite reduced operating hours and the closure of up to 62 stores, it achieved a high single-digit full-price sales increase. However, reported retail revenue fell 4 percent to 688 million pounds with Covid-19 related store closures averaging 7 percent impacting trading. The company said in a...
Jan. 20, 2021
Burberry launches limited-edition collection of archival designs
Burberry has launched its Future Archive collection - a limited-edition range of outerwear inspired by the label's history. The capsule collection includes reimagined trench coats and quilted jackets in both womenswear and menswear styles. All pieces were created exclusively for this specific collection, and some exclusive styles were limited to...
Jan. 6, 2021
Burberry unveils Chinese New Year 2021 campaign
Burberry has tapped models Liu Wen and Wang Xiangguo for its Chinese New Year 2021 campaign, featuring a limited-edition Thomas Burberry Monogram Motif, inspired by the Chinese Year of the Ox. The Chinese New Year campaign, captured by photographer Feng Li, aims to celebrate the “majesty of the natural world,” explains Burberry in a press...
Jan. 4, 2021
It Bags of 2020
Thanks to COVID-19, most of 2020 was an absolute bust of a year. It’s a year that most of us wish came with a receipt and will forever be remembered as one of the worst years in history barring a nuclear war doesn’t take place in the lifetime of those of us who lived through this global pandemic. The fashion industry was also dealt a major blow...
Dec. 31, 2020
Burberry and BFC team up for leftover fabrics initiative
Burberry has teamed up with the British Fashion Council (BFC) to launch ReBurberry Fabric, a pilot programme that will see the British luxury label donate leftover fabrics to fashion students most in need across the country. The BFC, through the Institute of Positive Fashion and Colleges Council, will oversee the logistics of the fabric...
Dec. 9, 2020
BFC Awards 2020 honour brands who "led change in the industry"
In a break from tradition to mark a tumultuous year, the British Fashion Council's (BFC) annual awards on Thursday honoured 20 individuals and brands, including Chanel and Burberry, who "led change in the industry". The honourees, revealed in a video posted online, were recognised for their contribution to one of four categories -- community,...
Dec. 4, 2020
Video: Burberry's FW20/21 fashion show
In this video, Burberry presents its FW20/21 collection at London Fashion Week. Watch the video below. Video: FF Channel via YouTube Photo credit: Burberry, Facebook
Dec. 1, 2020
Burberry achieves its highest score in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Burberry has said it has achieved its highest score to date in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), and marked the sixth consecutive year it has been included in the index. The British luxury label came in second place overall in the ‘Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods’ sector while also securing leading positions in the Product Stewardship...
Nov. 18, 2020
Video: Burberry launches new campaign to support young people
In this video, Burberry has launched a new campaign directed by Megaforce as part of its initiative to support the voices of tomorrow. Watch the campaign below. Source: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: Burberry
Nov. 13, 2020
Burberry encouraged by recovery despite drop in profit
Burberry has reported a dive in profit for the first half of the year after months of Covid-19 disruption, but said it has been encouraged by positive signs of recovery. For the six months to 26 September, the British luxury brand’s pre-tax profit fell 62 percent to 73 million pounds, while adjusted operating profit dropped 75 percent to 51...
Nov. 12, 2020
Burberry partners with Tencent’s ‘Honor of Kings’ mobile game
Burberry has announced a partnership with Honor of Kings, the flagship mobile game of Chinese tech giant Tencent. While details about the partnership are vague, the brand said it will be “introducing elements of Burberry’s house codes” into the game’s environments in 2021, perhaps indicating in-game Burberry outfits or “skins” will be available...
Nov. 3, 2020
Burberry links with footballer Marcus Rashford for youth support initiatives
Burberry has teamed up with Manchester United and England national team footballer Marcus Rashford to support disadvantaged young people in the UK and further afield. Rashford has been in headlines off the pitch recently for his work as a youth advocate, most notably for his efforts to end child food poverty in the UK. Now, Burberry has...
Nov. 2, 2020