Burberry Group Plc is a holding company, which designs, produces, and sells products under the Burberry brand. It operates through the Retail or Wholesale and Licensing business segment. The Retail or Wholesale segment sells luxury goods through Burberry mainline stores, concessions, outlets, and digital commerce, as well as Burberry franchisees and department stores. The Licensing business channel offers global licenses of fragrances, eyewear, timepieces, and European children's wear. The company was founded by Thomas Burberry in 1856 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.