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Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce might be creating around 300 new jobs in its submarine division, following the loss of 2,600 jobs in its aerospace sector.

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Retail News - Increased flexible working could boost UK economy by £90 billion

If the UK were to further embrace the trend for flexible working, £90 billion could be added to the economy, says a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr).

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Retail News - South African magnate to open UK high street chain

Christo Wiese – the South African retail mogul – is planning a move to the UK high street by launching a discount clothes store with Andy Bond, the previous boss of Asda.

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Retail News - Harvey Jones Kitchens opens first store in shopping centre

Harvey Jones, the seller of handmade kitchens, is to launch its first shopping centre-located store, in line with plans to double the amount of branches in the next five years.

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Retail News - Pets at Home enjoy rise in sales

UK retailer Pets at Home enjoyed a 10.2 per cent sales boost in the six months to October – reaching £381.5 million.

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Retail News - Two new London stores launched by Pretty Green

Pretty Green – the menswear brand launched by Oasis’ Liam Gallagher in 2009 – will open a new 1,600 square foot branch in Spitafields on Tuesday 9th December, and a 1,400 square foot space in Westfield on Thursday.

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Retail News - Hard times for Tesco shareholders

Tesco shareholders have suffered in recent times for a variety of reasons. The supermarket lost over a £1 billion last year when it shut down Fresh & Easy – its effort to expand into America.

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Retail News - Halfords launches new website for mobile devices

UK retailer Halfords are has just launched a fresh version of its website, which allows shoppers to use their mobile devices to make booking at Halfords Autocentres, and access information faster.

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Retail News - Starbucks won't pay tax in UK

Starbucks boss Mark Fox has sparked outrage by suggesting that the brand will not be paying ordinary levels of UK tax for three years, saying it needed to get “its mojo back” before it will make a profit in Britain.

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Retail News - Qatari royal family to acquire Pepe Jeans?

The Qatari royal family are first in line to acquire Pepe – the Spanish fashion label that is on sale for minimum €700 million (£555 million) – as other potential buyers struggle to find adequate funding.

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