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Superdry eyes expansion in India

Superdry is set expand in India by opening a series of new stores along its east coast. The British fashion retail brand first entered the market in 2012 under an agreement with franchise partner Reliance Brands Limited. Since its launch in Mumbai, it has since grown...

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Will Brexit kill iPhone 7 sales?

The iPhone 7 is now up to £100 more expensive, thanks to the weaker sterling that came about as a result of the Brexit vote. Launched this week, the new iPhone 7 will be available in Apple retail outlets around the UK and on Apple’s online store from September...

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Two fashion media giants unite to create new brand

Ali Hall, former Look magazine editor and Julie Lavington, former In Style and Look publishing director have announced they will team up to create a new online womenswear brand. Putting their combined 40 years of unique insight into the fashion industry to use, the...

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Tesco is primed to take on Amazon Fresh

Tesco has announced its same day click and collect service, in a bit to get ahead in the growing competition of food retailers speed up services. In preparation for the launch of Amazon Fresh the big four are now not just competing on lowering their prices, but on...

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Missguided’s first physical store to open in November

Missguided has revealed the location of its first bricks-and-mortar store in London set to open in November. According to Drapers, the online womenswear retailer is in the process of setting up a 20,000 sq ft shop at Westfield Stratford City in London’s east, with a...

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Sugar Levy: what difference will it make?

The sugar levy announced in March by former chancellor George Osbourne aimed at reducing the country’s sugar intake caused controversy. Today, its key points were confirmed as the government announced a new “Childhood Obesity Plan”. Many health activists saw the plan...

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New Look struggles in tough first quarter

New Look has published its first quarter results and report a loss in revenue due to “unfavourable market conditions”. The high street fashion company reported a 4.2 per cent fall in overall revenue, coming down from £369.8 million to £354.2 million in the 13...

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The Idle Man set to grow with £1.4m investment

London-based online menswear retailer The Idle Man has secured an investment of £1.4 million. Despite its youth the ecommerce retailer has succeeded in growing their site and has attracted interest from Foresight Group who are leading the investment, along with...

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Tesco opens pop-up wine bar in London’s Soho

Supermarket giant Tesco has opened a pop up wine bar for the next two weeks in the heart of London’s Soho neighbourhood. The bar, which is housed in a Soho art gallery while it shuts for the summer, will serve a range of 70-plus wines in the Tesco Finest range....

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