Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd to take the helm at Burberry
Burberry has announced the appointment of Jonathan Akeroyd as chief executive officer and executive director, effective April 1, 2022. A British national, Akeroyd, 54, is currently chief executive officer of Milan-based Gianni Versace SpA, a position he has held since June 2016. The company said in a statement that in his tenure at Versace,...
Oct 20, 2021
LIM College to introduce BBA in 'The Business of Cannabis'
LIM College has announced the launch of a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in 'The Business of Cannabis', making it the first higher education institution in the US that will offer a course on the business side of the cannabis industry. Applications for the BBA are now being accepted as New York State approved the course. The degree...
Oct 5, 2021
Burberry merges new and old in SS22 Animal Instincts collection
British fashion house, Burberry has digitally presented its spring/summer 2022 womenswear collection, Animal Instincts, colliding classic elements of the brand with a fresh design perspective. The digital show took place outside the typical fashion show schedule, coming right after the conclusion of Milan Fashion Week. Mirroring the SS22...
Sep 27, 2021
Burberry appoints first chief digital and analytics officer
Burberry has announced the appointment of CP Duggal to the newly created position of chief digital and analytics officer, effective September 30. The position will see Duggal take responsibility for driving the luxury label’s digital agenda and leveraging data and analytics to support the company’s strategic ambitions. He will also join the...
Sep 27, 2021
Burberry to stage digital show for spring 2022
Burberry is going digital this Fashion Month. The brand, which is usually one of the marquee designers at London Fashion Week, is going off-calendar with plans for a digital show on September 27. The show will take place after the close of Milan Fashion Week and just as the Paris Fashion Week shows begin. The brand’s menswear show debuted in a...
Sep 24, 2021
Burberry continues cycling partnership with Team Qhubeka NextHash
British heritage brand Burberry is continuing its partnership with cycling team Team Qhubeka NextHash for the Tour of Britain 2021. The collaboration was originally announced in June earlier this year, with Burberry named as the first luxury fashion brand to partner with a Tour de France team. For the Tour of Britain, Burberry’s logo and Thomas...
Sep 10, 2021
Burberry appoints Luke Smith as senior product merchandise manager
Burberry has reportedly named Luke Smith as its senior product merchandise manager. He will join the British luxury label in September and will focus on the company’s menswear offering, Drapers reports. Smith joins from VF Corp-owned Italian label Napapijri, where he has been senior global product merchandise manager since joining in May 2020....
Aug 23, 2021
Gianluca Flore promoted to Burberry's chief commercial officer
Gianluca Flore has been promoted as Burberry’s chief commercial officer. Flore currently serves as Burberry’s president Americas and global head of retail excellence. Flore will step into his new role on September 1. Flore will be relocating to London for his new role. During Flore’s tenure as Burberry’s president Americas the region was...
Aug 9, 2021
Burberry unveils first NFT as part of gaming collaboration
Burberry has launched its first non-fungible token (NFT) in partnership with Mythical Games and their flagship game Blankos Block Party. “The partnership will pave the way for the future of digital ownership in gaming,” Burberry said in a statement. Blankos Block Party is a ground-breaking, multiplayer party game featuring digital vinyl toys...
Aug 5, 2021
Video: Burberry releases new menswear fragrance Hero
In this video, British fashion house Burberry has released its new menswear fragrance Hero.Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: Burberry, Facebook
Jul 29, 2021
Video: Burberry flagship store at No 1 Sloane Street
In this video, British luxury fashion house Burberry has discussed its flagship store in London, No 1 Sloane Street, with architect Vincenzo De Cotiis.Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: The Closet Vietnam, Facebook
Jul 22, 2021
Video: Naomi Campbell stars in Burberry's latest campaign
In this video, British luxury fashion house Burberry has presented its latest graphic presentation entitled TB Summer Monogram starring model Naomi Campbell.Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: The Business of Fashion, Facebook
Jul 19, 2021