The Company designs, develops, makes and sells products under the Burberry brand. Product design and development are centred in Burberry’s London headquarters. Fabrics and other materials are bought from, and finished products manufactured at, both Company-owned facilities in the UK and through an external supplier network, predominantly located in Europe. Creative and marketing content and programmes are developed internally to engage and connect the brand and its products with consumers.

Burberry products are sold globally through its stores and online at, as well as through third-party wholesale customers, both offline and online. In a few selected areas, Burberry uses the product and distribution expertise of licensing partners. These activities are executed by a global team of almost 11,000 employees.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
10,181 (est)
Burberry was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Burberry

Christopher Bailey

Christopher Bailey

Chief Creative & CEO
Carol Fairweather

Carol Fairweather

John Peace

John Peace

John Smith

John Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Burberry Office Locations

Burberry has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Horseferry House Horseferry Road

Burberry Metrics

Burberry Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

£2.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

£1.8 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

£314.6 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

£7.1 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

£711.8 m
Burberry's current market capitalization is £7.1 b.
Burberry's revenue was reported to be £2.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£2.3 b£2.5 b£2.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£671.3 m£757.7 m£752 m

Gross profit

£1.7 b£1.8 b£1.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£1.2 b£1.3 b£1.4 b

Pre tax profit

£444.4 m£444.6 m£415.6 m

Net Income

£332.3 m£341.1 m£314.6 m
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£545.5 m£617.4 m£711.8 m

Accounts Receivable

£165.9 m£192 m£201.6 m

Current Assets

£1.2 b£1.3 b£1.5 b


£559.8 m£645.7 m£629.8 m


£195.4 m£193.5 m£189.6 m

Total Assets

£2 b£2.2 b£2.3 b

Accounts Payable

£174.3 m£159.8 m£167.2 m

Current Liabilities

£631.7 m£580.8 m£539 m

Retained Earnings

£191.8 m£191.4 m£151.8 m

Total Equity

£1.2 b£1.4 b£1.6 b

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.6 x1.5 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

£425.2 m£454.9 m£411.3 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(£151.8 m)(£164.7 m)(£167.1 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(£112.1 m)(£103.5 m)(£101 m)

Burberry Operating Metrics

FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



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