Burberry, Fortnum’s and Harrods among latest companies to shut up shop in Russia as more businesses pile pressure on Kremlin
‘Operational challenges’: Burberry, modelled by Gigi Hadid
Burberry, Fortnum’s and Harrods are among the latest companies to shut up shop in Russia as more businesses pile pressure on the Kremlin.
Luxury fashion house Burberry has temporarily closed its three stores in the country, following a decision to pause shipments because of ‘operational challenges’.
Chanel and Louis Vuitton have taken similar steps.
Harrods has halted all deliveries to Russia – while Fortnum & Mason has also ceased its business.
Although it does not stock any Russian products, Fortnum’s sells through an export partner to a few shops in Moscow and St Petersburg.
The luxury retailers are among the slew of Western businesses cutting ties with Russia over its Ukraine war.
Marks & Spencer has pulled its operations – with other supermarkets removing Russian products from shelves.