Burberry has entered an alternative level of billion-pound fashion companies, achieving a place alongside industry leaders including Prada, Gucci and Louis Vuitton. ‘We are the only global luxury goods brand from Britain,’ Burberry Finance Director Stacey Cartwright told the Evening Standard . ‘We are unique... and we are balanced across clothing and leather goods. Our other difference is our focus on digital. Shoppers can buy straight from the catwalk with iPads in stores and we now have more than 12 million Facebook fans.’ Burberry accomplished its transformation from a brand best known for footballers’ to a fashion powerhouse in just over a decade!