Mulberry posts 41% surge in sales on Asian demand

British luxury handbag maker Mulberry posted surging Christmas sales and raised its annual profits forecast Thursday. Retail sales at the group jumped 41 percent in the six weeks to January 14 from a year earlier on strong Asian demand, Mulberry said in a trading update. “I am delighted that trading during Christmas and the New … Continued

Victoria Beckham is ‘best emerging British brand’

British brands including Victoria Beckham, Alexander McQueen and Mulberry were winners at the Walpole Awards in London on Monday, November 14. Beckham, whose eponymous dress collection debuted at New York Fashion Week in 2008, received the Emerging British Luxury Brand gong. Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen took the British Luxury Design Talent prize, and Mulberry … Continued