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Sustainability in the Fashion Industry: Kering Group’s Innovative Approach in the Luxury Sphere

Posted in Retail, Retail Sales

Retailers are facing an increasing population of ethically minded consumers. A Nielsen 2015 global survey found that 66% of respondents were “willing to pay more for products and services that come from companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact,” up from 55% in 2014. The report also found that 73% of global… Continue Reading

Sustainable Retail – Eco-Friendly Shopping at the Mall

Posted in Office, Real Estate, Retail

Sustainability experts claim that “a good building- efficiency rating is quickly becoming the real estate equivalent of a motor vehicle’s miles-per-gallon rating and helps bring capital to owners and investors.” The National Real Estate Investor reports that investors and tenants alike prefer retail properties with sustainability measures in place. Studies based on the office market… Continue Reading

Sustainability in Retail: Going Strong and Expected to Continue

Posted in Environmental, Green, Retail

The COP21 meeting has been underway for the last week, with just a few more days left to go. The meeting, an annual session which started following the 1992 United Nations Framework on Climate Change, brings together businesses, policymakers and other thought leaders to advance an important conversation on global warming. The challenge for business… Continue Reading

Sustainability in the Retail and Restaurant Industry: An Imperative and an Opportunity

Posted in Development, Green, Leasing

Once motivated purely by altruism, sustainable retail development and building operation are increasingly encouraged by both governments and market conditions, if not explicitly required by law. Sustainability presents attractive opportunities to the retail and restaurant industry despite its unique challenges, such as significant interior and exterior demands, management of substantial refrigeration loads associated with food… Continue Reading