Burberry Limited 1856

industry:
Clothing designer,
Manufacturer of clothing
Nationality:
British
based:
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

1856 Founded by Thomas Burberry; 1880 Invented gabardine; 1901 Designed British army uniforms;

1924 Check used to line coats; 1967 Check used for umbrellas, scarves, luggage;

1997 New management; 2002 Announces flotation on the Stock Exchange.