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UK: Factory workers campaign to ‘Keep Burberry British’ just-style.com | 27 Oct 06

Workers from a Burberry factory in Treorchy, south Wales, have been demonstrating against the planned closure of the site, which also contains a warehouse.


UK: Burberry Q2 sales rise 7% just-style.com | 11 Oct 06

British luxury goods company Burberry Group on Wednesday (11 October) posted a 7% rise in second-quarter sales rose 7 percent, helped by “extraordinary” demand for its new handbag line.


ITALY: PETA protestors disrupt Burberry fashion show just-style.com | 27 Sep 06

Protestors from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have gatecrashed a Burberry catwalk show in protest against the luxury label’s use of fur.


UK: Burberry proposes closure of garment factory just-style.com | 7 Sep 06

Luxury goods house Burberry has proposed closing its factory in Treorchy, South Wales, following a year-long review of its supply chain and manufacturing process.


UK: Burberry wins trademark case against Marco Leather just-style.com | 21 Jul 06

Luxury clothing brand Burberry said it has won a trademark case against Marco Leather, landing itself with US$100m compensation.


UK: Burberry Q1 revenue grows 12% just-style.com | 12 Jul 06

Luxury goods brand Burberry said it looks set to meet full-year forecasts as it reported a 12% first-quarter revenue increase.


UK: Burberry eyes US growth just-style.com | 7 Jul 06

UK luxury brand Burberry is planning to grow its market presence in the US, eyeing potential locations such as Kansas, Indiana and Ohio.


US: Luxury spending on the up - report just-style.com | 6 Jun 06

The rise in global spending on luxury goods, including clothing and shoes, is set to accelerate and could triple over the next four years, according to a report by US consulting firm Bain & Co.


UK: Burberry FY profits down 5.5% just-style.com | 25 May 06

Fashion house Burberry has posted reduced annual profits, hampered by costs from investments in its infrastructure.


UK: Argos to get separate listing in October just-style.com | 24 May 06

Argos Retail Group (ARG), including the Argos and Homebase retail chains, is to be demerged from parent company GUS plc, along with financial services arm Experian, in October.


UK: New boss at Lambert Howarth as revenues fall just-style.com | 25 Apr 06

Lambert Howarth chief executive Garry Hogarth is to leave the company on 2 June, the footwear producer said, as it unveiled a one-third drop in revenues for 2005.


CHINA: Luxury companies win Silk Street fake goods case just-style.com | 19 Apr 06

Five luxury fashion companies have triumphed against fake good sellers after a court ruled the counterfeit vendors would have to pay out and stop selling rip-off goods.


SPAIN: Burberry shifts women’s line from Corte Ingles amid weak sales just-style.com | 13 Apr 06

Burberry has shifted its key women’s line outside El Corte Ingles’ wholesale distribution system into its own retail arm, a company spokesman said Wednesday, dismissing reports that the British retailer had completely removed the line from Spain’s biggest department-store network.


UK: Burberry retail sales on the up just-style.com | 12 Apr 06

Fashion house Burberry is set to expand its US and Asian operations after posting a rise in retail sales during the six months to 31 March.


US: Calvin Klein signs up Kate Moss for GBP500,000 just-style.com | 6 Apr 06

Supermodel Kate Moss has signed a GBP500,000 (US$875,000) deal to model for designer label Calvin Klein just months after her career hung in the balance because of drug abuse allegations.


CHINA: Fake goods vendors switch to online selling just-style.com | 5 Apr 06

Shanghai's infamous Xiangyang market, once notorious for dealing mostly in knock-off brand name fashions and due for closure by the authorities this May, has found a new life online.


Clamping down on Chinese copycats just-style.com | 23 Jan 06

Following China’s promise over a year ago to crack down on fake goods including the country’s enormous fashion label-counterfeiting industry, industry watchers have been keen to see the results of government efforts to halt the crime. Michael Fitzpatrick reports.


UK: Burberry enjoys strong Q3 trading just-style.com | 11 Jan 06

Luxury fashion house Burberry has reported positive third-quarter trading, driven by its core outerwear and reinvigorated classics divisions.


CHINA: Clothing market appeals piracy ruling - report just-style.com | 9 Jan 06

Beijing Xiushui Haosen Clothing Market is fighting a court ruling against it connected to the sale of fake branded goods, the Financial Times reported.


CHINA: Luxury labels win case against fake goods sellers just-style.com | 4 Jan 06

Luxury labels including Chanel and Prada have won a court victory against a vendor of counterfeit goods in China, Bloomberg reported.


UK: GUS demerges remaining Burberry stake just-style.com | 14 Dec 05

Holding company GUS has demerged its remaining 65% stake in upmarket fashion house Burberry.


UK: GUS To Demerge Burberry On 13 December just-style.com | 18 Nov 05

Retail and business services group GUS said it plans to demerge its remaining 65 per cent stake in luxury company Burberry on 13 December.


UK: Burberry President Quits, H1 Earnings Slip just-style.com | 15 Nov 05

Luxury goods house Burberry has announced the resignation of president and chief operating officer, Brian Blake, and also reported a dip in first-half earnings.


UK: Burberry Will Let Moss Model Again just-style.com | 14 Nov 05

Luxury goods label Burberry has given its backing to supermodel Kate Moss, who has been brandished a disgrace for her drug habit.


UK: Prada Shoes Banned From Manchester Nightclubs just-style.com | 9 Nov 05

Luxury label Prada could be in danger of stealing Burberry’s crown as the label of choice for Britain’s hooligans, if the recent banning of its shoes at Manchester nightclubs is anything to go by.


USA: Four Charged In $1.4m Counterfeit Case just-style.com | 4 Nov 05

Four Massachusetts citizens have been charged with money laundering and trafficking, and conspiring to traffic in more than $1.4 million worth of counterfeit luxury handbags and wallets.


CHINA: Luxury Labels To Sue Beijing's Silk Alley? just-style.com | 2 Nov 05

Five luxury goods labels have sued Beijing's Silk Alley market for the alleged sale of fake goods bearing their names, according to the Beijing Times.


UK: Burberry Fights Ferret Outfitters Over Check Fabric just-style.com | 13 Oct 05

Luxury UK goods company Burberry has threatened to take legal action against a company selling clothing for ferrets in check fabric similar to its own.


UK: Burberry Wholesale Slip Drags Down H1 just-style.com | 12 Oct 05

Luxury goods company Burberry Group Plc has reported a 1.2 per cent drop in first-half sales, dragged down by a fall in wholesale revenue.


UK: Burberry Names Liz Claiborne Director As New CEO just-style.com | 11 Oct 05

Upmarket fashion label Burberry Group has named a new chief executive to replace Rose Marie Bravo, who is to quit the role next July.

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