LONDON -- The luxury clothing brand Burberry reportedly burned more than $33 million worth of unsold merchandise last year.
The items, which Burberry decided to destroy rather than sell at a discount, included clothes, accessories and perfume.
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Burberry believes the method is a way to control brand authenticity.
The company also says it saves the energy captured in its massive product burns.
Burberry burned more than $33M of its own merchandise