Burberry Group Plc
Long touted as "the next big thing", wearable technology has until now been held back by concerns ranging from cost to style, comfort and pr...
Intense competition, pricing pressure and currency headwinds are still denting UK retailer's expectations of an economic recovery, taking pr...
| 23 Jul 2014
It's one thing to invest in a product lifecycle management (PLM) system - but another altogether to get the most value out of the solution. Indeed, according to industry experts speaking in London last week, PLM projects should be driven from a business perspective if they are to deliver real gains in terms of revenue, margin improvement and inventory efficiency - with users on board from the beginning.
| 17 Apr 2014
Retail behemoth Tesco this week revealed plans to open a chain of F&F clothing franchise stores in the US, marking the group's return to the States following the sale of its Fresh & Easy chain seven months ago. The announcement was shadowed somewhat by the group's second year of falling profits, published a day later. Nonetheless, industry observers believe the move appears to be a logical one, despite the failure of its food venture.
| 3 Mar 2014
It's one thing for apparel brands and retailers to talk about sustainability and traceability across their supply chains, but another altogether to put it into practice. Indeed, new research reveals that despite the well-documented risk of sourcing forced-labour Uzbek cotton, many firms are still not taking enough steps to prevent its use in their products.
| 15 Jan 2014
Burberry continues to see further growth opportunities in Asia, according to CFO Carol Fairweather, after the region helped the British luxury brand to report a 14% increase in third-quarter retail revenues. And ongoing investment in digital will also play an important role.
| 7 Nov 2011
Trendy Australian fashion retailer Sportsgirl has spent the last five years working to establish a presence in all areas of its customers' lives. CEO Elle Roseby spoke to Petah Marian about how the 63-year-old brand has managed to remain relevant for its internet-savvy shoppers.
| 26 Jul 2011
TAL Apparel, one of the world's leading garment suppliers, has turned the threat of inflation across the supply chain into an opportunity to do things differently. Here CEO Dr Harry Lee tells just-style how the Hong Kong based firm's long-time focus on efficiency, sustainable development, and added value is helping to combat rising costs and set it apart from the competition.
| 20 May 2015
UK fashion business Burberry saw its shares fall this morning (20 May) as it revealed an expected GBP50m boost to profits in 2016 would be lower if exchange rates remain at current levels.
| 15 Apr 2015
Fashion business Burberry has offered a cautious outlook for the year but delivered what it says was a “robust” performance in its second half.
| 10 Apr 2015
Fashion business Burberry has remained silent on reports it has been approached by a US private equity firm over a potential takeover.
| 14 Jan 2015
Third-quarter sales at fashion business Burberry were up 15% on an underlying basis to GBP604m (US$921.3m), despite disruption in the high-margin Hong Kong market.
| 12 Nov 2014
Weighed down by currency exchange rates, British luxury brand Burberry has reported a double-digit drop in first-half net profit - which one analyst says is a "blip on its habitually consistent record of success".
| 17 Oct 2014
High-end footwear and accessories brand Jimmy Choo could increase its store count by 50% over the next five years, fuelled by cash generated from the sell-off of shares, analysts believe.
| 14 Oct 2014
Fashion business Burberry is in a strong position to capitalise on the Christmas rush, analysts believe, after the company this morning (14 October) reported a double-digit rise in first-half revenues.
| 14 Oct 2014
Fashion business Burberry saw first-half revenues top GBP1.1bn, up 14% on an underlying basis, thanks to strong performances across all regions and continued digital growth.
| 22 Sep 2014
Six of Italy's largest textile suppliers have reaffirmed their commitment to eliminating hazardous chemicals from their supply chains, highlighting the work they have completed to date.
| 18 Sep 2014
Following the launch of an online campaign aimed at raising awareness of animal cruelty in Spain's fur industry, a number of fashion brands have moved to defend their position.
| 11 Jul 2014
British luxury brand Burberry has warned that exchange rates could weigh on full-year profit, despite booking a double-digit increase in first-quarter retail sales.
| 3 Jul 2014
Fashion business Burberry has appointed former BBC executive, Daniel Heaf, to the new position of senior vice president of digital commerce.
| 9 Jun 2014
China's retail market looks set to soar over the next few years as the government acts to encourage domestic growth to offset a possible slowdown in clothing exports.
| 6 Jun 2014
The group working towards the zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the apparel and footwear supply chain has reached a significant milestone by releasing its long-awaited Manufacturing Restricted Substance List (MRSL).
| 27 May 2014
Experts from leading fashion and apparel brands including Gucci, Adidas, Burberry and Tommy Hilfiger are taking part in a two-day event in London that will look at the opportunities offered by modern technology in helping to improve and streamline the apparel product development process.
| 21 May 2014
Fashion business Burberry posted an 8% rise in underlying full-year profits, boosted by a double-digit revenue surge and a 19% hike in retail/wholesale revenue.
| 1 May 2014
Christopher Bailey has formerly started his new role as CEO of Burberry, six months after Angela Ahrendts said she would step down to take up a new role with Apple.
| 16 Apr 2014
British luxury brand Burberry has re-emphasised the growth opportunities it sees in China, after reporting a double-digit increase in second-half sales today (16 April).
| 15 Apr 2014
Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company says it is committing to increased transparency and openness through its decision to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
| 18 Mar 2014
Signs that the 'Made in the UK' movement is gaining momentum came today (18 March) with the news that upscale fashion brand Jaeger has created a dedicated team to ramp up its domestic sourcing.
| 14 Mar 2014
Luxury business Burberry has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against South Korean underwear manufacturer SBW.
| 17 Feb 2014
Hazardous chemicals have been found in children's clothing and footwear produced by luxury fashion brands Versace, Louis Vuitton and Dolce & Gabbana, according to a new investigation.
| 3 Dec 2013
Burberry won two awards at this year's British Fashion Awards. The luxury brand was awarded designer brand of the year and menswear designer of the year.
| 11 Oct 2013
The latest listing of the best global brands might be dominated by the technology, financial services and automotive sectors - but apparel, sporting goods and luxury names managed a strong showing too.
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