Mulberry is a British fashion company known for its luxury leather goods.
company was founded in 1971 by Roger Saul and his mother Joan,and
in 1973 they opened a factory in Chilcompton, Somerset, England.
Mulberry established itself as a British lifestyle brand, noted for
its leather poacher bags including the binocular bag and despatch
bag. Mulberry's range now includes womenswear
most recently, footwear
for women. Mulberry
Group plc is listed on the London
, and shareholders
with 500 or more shares are
entitled to a 20% discount at Mulberry's shops.
Mulberry has stores throughout the UK and all over the world
including Europe, America and Asia. It has registered offices in Somerset,
London and New
Mulberry continues to make designer leather goods at its original
Somerset factory, called The Rookery. The company plans on expand
the factory increasing the number of bags produced in the UK.
In 2006, Mulberry launched an apprenticeship programme to encourage
local youths to learn production skills and providing training and
employment for the local community. Apprentices that graduate from
the programme are offered a job at the factory in Somerset.