In his new combined role as chief executive and chief creative officer of Burberry, Christopher Bailey has come under fire from investors for his pay package. But what is he really worth to Burberry, and how can he quell the shareholder revolt?
LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc shareholders rejected the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker’s remuneration report as investors rebelled against a pay package awarded to new Chief Executive Officer Christopher Bailey.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, reported full-year profit that topped analysts’ estimates as it took control of its beauty business and focused on outerwear
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LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc said Christopher Bailey started as chief executive officer after Angela Ahrendts formally departed the U.K. luxury-goods maker.
With a theatrical, multimedia event and an immersive new flagship, Burberry underscores the importance of storytelling in the all-important China market.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, reported second-half revenue in line with estimates as digital investments boosted growth, and warned currency moves may hurt profit in the current fiscal year.
LONDON, United Kingdom — For years, fashion and luxury-goods companies have resisted putting creative and commercial control in one pair of hands. With the appointment of Christopher Bailey as chief executive officer, Burberry Group Plc aims to prove it can make the formula work.
Painterly influences and notably diverse casting provided the starting point for Christopher Bailey’s internationally focused Autumn/Winter 2014 collection for Burberry, reports Nabil Aliffi.
Investors are moving away from bigger groups towards smaller brands and American “affordable luxury.” Meanwhile, the jury is still out as to whether the crucial trading period from Thanksgiving to Christmas will deliver strong results, but sentiment remains positive, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF brings you the next instalment of "When They Were Kids," a cartoon series depicting fashion figures as children, created by our friend Fashion Cartoonist.
Imran Amed reflects on the surprise news that Angela Ahrendts is leaving her role as Burberry’s chief executive to take up the position of senior vice president of retail and online stores at Apple and will be replaced by Christopher Bailey, who is set to take on the dual title of chief creative and chief executive officer.