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Triumph faces union angst

GERMANY: Triumph defends Thailand severance deals
German lingerie company Triumph International has responded to reports in Thailand that a workers union is demanding better severance packages for displaced workers there.

N Brown sales boost

UK: Warm weather lifts N Brown sales by 5.1%
The recent spell of warm weather has helped lift clothing and footwear sales at home shopping firm N Brown Group Plc, but an increase in bad debts has led to a drop in gross profit margins the company said.

JJB backs boss loan

UK: JJB Sports pledges support for CEO over GBP1.5m loan
Troubled UK sportswear retailer JJB Sports Plc has come out in support of its executive chairman Sir David Jones, after it was revealed at the weekend that he had received a GBP1.5m loan from Mike Ashley, the owner of arch rival Sports Direct.

Marks and Spencer AGM

UK: M&S shareholders back Sir Stuart as chairman
A loyal 62.3% of Marks and Spencer (M&S) shareholders have voted to keep Sir Stuart Rose running as its chairman until 2011, after rebel shareholders once again opposed the company's corporate governance strategy.

Uniqlo strides ahead

JAPAN: Fast Retailing lifts FY outlook on strong Q3
Fast Retailing has lifted its full-year forecasts after profits for the nine months to May jumped by 24%, helped by better-than-expected sales at its low-cost Uniqlo casual clothing brand.