Burberry's Rose Marie Bravo Designs Ways to Keep Brand Growing and Still Exclusive

September 9, 2004; THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Page B1 | By SALLY BEATTY
Staff Reporter

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Lessons from Rose Marie Bravo on rebuilding and sustaining a hot brand:

• Lesson 1: Don't rest on your laurels -- reinvent yourself every day and never stop thinking of new ways to wow the customer.

• Lesson 2: Maintain your core customer while pursuing a new one.

• Lesson 3: Don't worry about where a new idea comes from. Execution is key.

• Lesson 4: Don't rely on a formula. Just because something works for one company doesn't mean it will work for another.

• Lesson 5: Surround yourself with great people. It's all about teamwork.



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