BURBERRY opens fifth store in India

British group BURBERRY is set to open its fifth store in India by the end of this month, within the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi. Burberry already operates four stores: Emporio Mall (New Delhi), UB City (Bangalore), Taj Krishna (Hyderabad), Palladium Mall in Mumbai. The Burberry operation in India is a joint venture with local company Genesis Colors. Last week, Burberry CEO together with Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey attended a Burberry celebration party at Four Seasons in Mumbai.

The most recent opening of BURBERRY in an emerging markets was mid November, in Cairo, with a stand alone location in the downtown area of Mohandseen. The Burberry store in Egypt is a franchised operation run by a local retailer.