Working from home is terrible news for landlords

EARLY on in the pandemic, reports of the death of the office appeared greatly exaggerated. But as Covid-19 lingers and second infection spikes dot the global map, something is changing in how employees and employers view the workplace: It is being seen as an option rather than a necessity for...


How shopping malls can survive Covid-19

LAKESIDE shopping centre, located just outside of London, is a mecca of consumerism. It's situated in the county of Essex, which loves shopping so much that a reality TV show captures the exploits of its glamorous, bauble-buying residents.


France's King of Bling has US$20b to play with

LIKE expensive gems, luxury goods companies have scarcity value. If Bernard Arnault's LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE is allowed to get its hands on Tiffany & Co, the American jeweller is unlikely to come up for sale again. That's something LVMH's biggest rivals, Kering SA and Cie...