Friday Morning Coffee Nr. 52: Panic in the boardroom!

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Friday Morning Coffee Nr. 52: Panic in the boardroom!

The clothing brand Superdry, known for its pseudo-Japanese designs, is one of the fairy tales of the UK fashion industry. The co-founder of the company, Julian Dunkerton, has indeed all the characteristics of a modern corporate hero. He started his career selling clothes on markets. In 2003, he went on to found Superdry that became rapidly a hype fashion brand finding the favors of celebrities including David Beckham. The company went public in 2010 listing on the London Stock Exchange. In early 2015, Dunkerton stepped down as CEO but stayed as director.