With its classic trench coats and traditional totes, Burberry Group Plc isn’t often credited with setting fashion trends. Yet as the British luxury brand pushes into fragrances and cosmetics, it’s doing something few have done before: going it alone.
Capital & Counties Properties Plc, the London developer that owns most of Covent Garden, won approval to build 45 apartments in the district as well as shops and restaurants as property values in the city reach records.
Capital & Counties Properties Plc , the company formed in last year’s breakup of Liberty International, acquired five properties in the Covent Garden neighborhood of London for 68 million pounds ($110 million).
As founder and former drummer of the Police, Stewart Copeland is familiar with adrenaline rushes and things that go “thump,” just like the hero of his “The Tell- Tale Heart” at the Royal Opera House in London.