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Burberry not alone July 22, by Katia Dolmadjian Destroying unsold products, including by incinerating them, is a common practice in the luxury industry, experts say.
Burberry, which has been in the crosshairs for burning tens of millions of dollars of its products, is far from the only firm to destroy unsold goods to maintain the exclusivity and luxury mystique of their brands.
More than a third of the products destroyed were perfumes, which the company said was due to the rupture of its licence with US fragrances manufacturer Coty.
Since Thursday, when that piece of information buried in its page report came to light, Burberry has come under scrutiny on social and news media for the practice. But industry experts say Burberry is far from alone.
He said very few luxury brands hold sales to get rid of stock and instead destroy unsold products. Fashion items with short cycles increases the amount of leftover stock and items destroyed. Burberry said Thursday it had measures in place to minimise its amount of excess stock, that it takes its environmental obligations seriously and harnesses the energy from burning the items.
French luxury giant LVMH said in its latest annual report that "provisions for impairment of inventories are Clear indications of the amount of products destroyed were not provided.
The manufacturers association Unifab, which defends intellectual property rights and combats counterfeiting, said there are different reasons firms destroy their unsold goods. She deplored the witch hunt against Burberry, saying that a "firm which destroys its products will certainly produce others, thus giving work to some of its staff".Here are some key statistics on the influence of brand on consumer purchase decisions: Advocacy – 38% of people recommend a brand they like or follow on social media.
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