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Globalisation of UK high street

The UK high street – recognised globally for it's innovative style and traditional manufacturing, is becoming increasingly known for its fashionable imported brands, such as the Spanish label Zara, and Swedish brand H&M.

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High streets get busier as UK recovers from recession

Despite less customers physically heading for the shops, the high streets are getting busier as the UK recovers from the economic recession.

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Small businesses take on new employees following economic boom

Small businesses in the UK are reacting to the recent economical boost and are planning to create 1.9 million new jobs by the end of the year – each paying £14,405 on average.

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Superfast broadband to boost UK online sales £740

New superfast broadband will boost UK online sales by £740 million a year, and already shoppers with superfast net spend around 3.1 per cent more than those with slower connections.

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Italian fragrance brand Re Profumo to launch in UK

Re Profumo the Italian fragrance brand has revealed plans to launch in the UK. Their luxury scents will be available at Avery Perfume Gallery and Fortnum & Mason.

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Lidl reveals £25 million UK tax bill

Discount supermarket chain Lidl said it paid the UK taxman in excess of £25 million last year.

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Amazon opens wearable technology store in the UK

Amazon.com has just opened up its wearable technology store in the UK – which stocks more than 100 wearable gadgets including cameras, smart glasses, and activity trackers.

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Scottish economy beats rest of UK

Figures released yesterday showed that Scotland is taking back it’s pre-recession fiscal peak ahead of the rest of the UK, and nationalists claimed it “has the economic potential to be an independent country”.

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Halfords thanks Tour de France for sales boost

Halfords sales are at a record high due to the Tour de France race.

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Justin King bids farewell to Sainsbury’s

After 10 years as chief executive, Justin King said goodbye to Sainsbury’s yesterday, and reassured customers and shareholders that the company was “in safe hands”.

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