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Claudia Plant has joined Hunter as chief marketing officer.

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Retail Veteran Claudia Plant Becomes Hunter’s Chief Marketing Officer

Plant, a co-founder of Net-a-porter, recently held brand and consumer marketing roles at Burberry and Charlotte Tilbury Beauty.

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Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique has been named a non-executive member of Burberry's board.

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Burberry Names Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique to Board

He will take up his role as non-executive director and member of Burberry’s Audit and Nomination Committees on Jan. 1.

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Burberry Campaign

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Burberry’s Youthquake in U.S., China Fuels Pickup in Sales

Burberry has turned a corner, with comparable store sales returning to growth in October, a new, younger customer base and a punchy plan to slash markdowns and preserve full-price sales.

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Burberry RTW Spring 2021

Financial

Burberry Revenue Falls 31% in H1, With Sales Trends Improving

The second quarter saw comparable store sales fall 6 percent, compared with 45 percent in the first quarter, while sales returned to growth in the month of October, according to Burberry.

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Looks from the Chanel Cruise 2021 collection

Business Features

Chanel to Make Its Debut on the Public Markets With a Green Bond

The luxury giant has raised 600 million euros via a new bond that will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

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Burberry's first bag campaign

Financial

Burberry to Raise Money for Sustainability Projects With Bond

Raising funds to finance sustainable projects and to hit green goals has been trending among the big luxury companies, including Prada, Moncler and Ferragamo.

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BFC Raises Further 500,000 Pounds to Aid Struggling Designers

The British Fashion Council is asking designers to submit grant applications for a second round of funding in the wake of COVID-19. The submission deadline is Aug. 7.

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Inside the revamped Cartier Old Bond Street boutique

Business Features

A Most Violent Half: China Is Back, But Luxury’s Outlook Remains Grim

The double-digit sales declines reported this week were shocking, and unlike anything the industry has ever witnessed. Although COVID-19 is abating, and trends are improving, true recovery won’t come until people can travel internationally once again.

 

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Screenshots of Burberry's Tmall store, product info with clips from live streaming, and Burberry's first live streaming on Tmall.

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Burberry Sets Layoffs Despite Sales Rebound in Mainland China, Korea

Chief executive officer Marco Gobbetti assured shareholders that Burberry has a “robust” plan in place to move through the next 12 months.  

 

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The Burberry Summer Monogram Collection campaign featuring and shot by Kendall Jenner.

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Burberry Q1 Sales Sink 48.4% in Q1 With Stores Shut and No Tourists

The company plans to slash costs at offices, stores outside the U.K., and said second half performance will depend on government actions, and whether people can travel.

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Backstage at Burberry RTW Fall 2020

Financial

COVID-19 to Dent Burberry Bonuses, Salaries This Year and Next

Burberry has been forced to rethink salaries, performance criteria and pensions, partly in response to the devastating impact of the coronavirus on growth.

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Backstage at Burberry RTW Fall 2020

Business Features

With International Travel on Hold and Recovery Uneven, Burberry Targets Locals

The brand believes local markets hold the key to growth as countries worldwide start to ease out of lockdown.

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Backstage at Burberry RTW Fall 2020

Financial

Burberry Sales, Profits Slide in Fiscal 2019-20, and Q1 Will Be Tough

Sales fell 3.2 percent in the year while operating profit was down 57 percent due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Burberry Trench Coats

Business Features

Burberry Swaps Trenchcoats for Hospital Gowns, Masks in COVID-19 Battle

The brand is also delivering surgical masks, non-surgical masks and gowns to medical staff and patients, and helping to fund emergency vaccine research at Oxford University.

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Backstage at Burberry RTW Fall 2020

Financial

Amid ‘Intensifying’ Crisis, Burberry Sees Trading Fall 40-50%

Around 40 percent of Burberry’s directly operated stores globally are now closed, with additional closures expected in the coming days.

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