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Simon Warburton

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Store closures forced at FaithUK: Further 27 Faith stores to close today 13 May 2010

Administrators acting for Faith Shoe Group said a further 27 stores will close by the end of today (13 May) after a previous two bids for the chain were rejected.

UK: M&S apologises for crop top confusion 13 May 2010

Marks & Spencer said it has no plans to withdraw its Santoni crop top range despite criticism it was aimed at encouraging young girls to think it was a bra.

Ultra-slim models to launch in New YorkCOMMENT: Skinny Rootstein model unleashes storm 7 May 2010

News that mannequin manufacturer Rootstein is to unveil an ultra-slim model aimed at teenage boys has provoked a media storm in the UK.

Personel changes ahead for the retailer of George clothingUK: Second senior Asda executive quits 7 May 2010

UK supermarket chain Asda has announced the sudden departure of another senior executive within weeks of its CEO resigning.

UK: Original Factory reveals huge expansion plan 6 May 2010

Up to 600 jobs are due to be created by Original Factory Shop as it plans to open a raft of new stores this year with hundreds more slated to start by 2020.

COMMENT: Time to let children be children 16 April 2010

Primark must be breathing slightly easier today (16 March) following a torrid week in which it has been battered by a large section of the UK media.

BELARUS: Sports Ministry in talks with Adidas 16 April 2010

Belarus officials say they are in discussions with German giant Adidas to start potential operations in the country as well as supply its Olympic team with uniforms.

JD Sports executive chairman Peter CowgillUK: JD Sports chairman hails product range 15 April 2010

JD Sports' executive chairman attributed the company's impressive rise in profits to growing market share allied with a targeted product range, in an interview with just-style.

INDONESIA: Chinese firms eye major plant investments 15 April 2010

Up to nine Chinese garment manufacturers are mulling whether to relocate to Indonesia with the possibility of creating up to 200,000 jobs.

Tata will start Bangladesh shoe production next yearINDIA: Tata signs MOU for Bangladesh shoe production 14 April 2010

Tata International has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nitol-Niloy to produce up to 5,000 pairs of shoes per day in a new Bangladesh factory.

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