What We've Read: Burberry Investors Question Destruction of $38 Million in Goods


Meaghan Corzine | July 23, 2018

Luxury Society’s selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

1. Chanel Launches E-Commerce In The UK

Chanel has launched its first e-commerce website for the fashion division in the UK, starting with eyewear.

Read this on Vogue.

2. Farfetch acquires CuriosityChina to expand its social media efforts on the mainland

Farfetch — the e-commerce startup that works with some 900 high-end fashion boutiques and labels to present and sell clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelry online, and we and others have heard is gearing up for a $6 billion IPO — is making an acquisition to double down on China, one of the fastest-growing markets for luxury goods.

Read this on Tech Crunch

3. Burberry Investors Question Destruction of $38 Million in Goods

The British fashion house physically destroyed finished products worth £28.6 million ($38 million) in 2018, according to its latest annual report.

Read this on Business of Fashion.

4. The Grand Prix d'Horlogerie De Genève Announces Candidate Watches For 2018

With a reshuffling of prize categories, the GPHG is bigger than ever, with a wider-than-usual range of candidate timepieces.

Read this on Hodinkee

Cover image credit: Burberry