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Olivia Burton is the UK #1 in ladies fashion watches which operates out of a warehouse style location in Shoreditch, East London.

Olivia Burton

Olivia Burton is the UK #1 in ladies fashion watches which operates out of a warehouse style location in Shoreditch, East London.

Vital statistics

  • 2001 Established
  • Public Type
  • 11 - 50 Number of employees
  • JLB Brands Revenue
  • 5-25 Scrutton Street
    Zetland House, first floor, unit 1
    London, United Kingdom
    HQ

Key people

  • Lesa Bennett Founder
  • Jemma Fennings Founder

Company Snapshot

Company Snapshot

Olivia Burton is an exciting fashion and lifestyle business which was set up six years ago. The company was founded by two entrepreneurs Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings who met when studying at the London College of Fashion. After completing their degrees, Lesa took a role as a Buyer with ASOS and Jemma joined Topshop. In 2012, after noticing a significant gap in the market for stylish, fashionable watches at an affordable price, the duo decided to join forces and set up their own business; Olivia Burton.

The business has taken the watch industry by storm with its successful range and has enjoyed impressive year on year growth with the current trading year expected to end with an estimated turnover of £25m. Mixing vintage styles with catwalk trends, Olivia Burton designs are strikingly original. The coveted watch label launches new collections of directional styles every two months, allowing Olivia Burton to be able to react to seasonal trends and offer the consumer constant newness. Last year the brand launched a jewellery range as a natural expansion of their product offering.

Olivia Burton watches are stocked in a variety of online and high street retailers in the UK, including ASOS, John Lewis, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. Internationally Olivia Burton is present in 27 countries with many new markets planned. The brand can be found in iconic retailers including Nordstrom, De Bijenkorf, Le Printemps, Lane Crawford, Parkson and many others.  International growth is a key focus for the business and is conducted through distribution partners and through subsidiaries.

In July 2017 Olivia Burton was acquired by Movado Group, a $500m global watch group. The acquisition positions Olivia Burton for accelerated global growth 

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