Empty stores could be a thing of the past under a radical plan to revitalise UK high streets. A new government plan aims to force landlords to let retail units that have been vacant for longer than six months.
Burberry has announced a new biodiversity strategy after a study showed “leather, cashmere and wool have the most significant impact on biodiversity and account for a high proportion of Burberry’s carbon footprint”.
The revitalisation of Croydon in Southeast London is nowhere near to completion as the pandemic has seen the major parties involved (URW and Hammerson) abandoning big plans to redevelop the Centrale & Whitgift Centre.
Addington Capital is out to help investors and landowners “redress the balance in our tired retail spaces and town centres”. So the property investment and management group has signed regeneration expert Nigel Turner.
The Huntington Beach, California-based boardsport apparel brand has revealed Made Better, a sustainable collection made from recycled materials, that supports the label’s wider environmental commitments.
The Mexican government has questioned Louis Vuitton’s use of a traditional Mexican pattern in the design of a chair, less than a month after it sent a similar letter to another prominent fashion house.
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise is part of a project to create eight new solo and shared studio spaces that will be available for emerging small and medium-sized fashion and fashion tech businesses from the autumn.