Riccardo Tisci has created a more streamlined logo for Burberry as well as a monogram that highlights the initials of the British brand’s founder Thomas Burberry.
The Versace family cashed in 3.1 million euros.
Gobbetti spoke during Burberry’s AGM, which was filled with new faces.
Sales were 479 million pounds in the 13 weeks to June 30.
The plan is to excite the customer with frequent drops, and a flow of fresh merchandise.
Tisci talked about a special project on Instagram with the designer who first inspired him.
In his first interview since joining Versace two years ago, Akeroyd maps out priorities for the Italian luxury company, leveraging on its key asset — creative director Donatella Versace.
Christopher Bailey, Stewart Parvin, Jenny Packham remain contenders for the role.
Marco Gobbetti discussed the evolution of see-now-buy-now, Burberry’s new Belt bag and why he picked Riccardo Tisci for the top creative job.
Operating profit was up 4 percent in the 12-month period to 410 million pounds.
The brand plans to buy out its longstanding Italian partner CF&P.