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H&M slows profits slump in Q1

World number two clothes retailer H&M has reported a smaller than expected fall in Q1 profits, despite lower sales in March. The company blames

World number two clothes retailer H&M has reported a smaller than expected fall in Q1 profits, despite lower sales in March. The company blames

Business

Zara owner Inditex to slow shop openings in online sales move

Inditex, the owner of brands Zara, Massimo Dutti and Bershka, is to slow the pace of new shop openings as it moves more towards online sales.

Inditex, the owner of brands Zara, Massimo Dutti and Bershka, is to slow the pace of new shop openings as it moves more towards online sales.

News

Pope Francis in Prato denounces exploitation of migrant workers

Pope Francis on a visit to Prato, a small town near Florence, denounced the exploitation of migrant workers and the sweatshop conditions many are

Pope Francis on a visit to Prato, a small town near Florence, denounced the exploitation of migrant workers and the sweatshop conditions many are

Business

South African goes on safari in Britain as Brait buys New Look

One of the British high streets’ biggest names New Look has been hunted down by South African investment heavyweight Brait. The chain has 600 shops

One of the British high streets’ biggest names New Look has been hunted down by South African investment heavyweight Brait. The chain has 600 shops

Science_technology

3D printing: a driving force in design and engineering

Driving design and innovation – 3D printing is becoming a force to be reckoned with. In the world of motor-racing, Britain recently unveiled its

Driving design and innovation – 3D printing is becoming a force to be reckoned with. In the world of motor-racing, Britain recently unveiled its

News

World's worst garment disaster, one year on and little has changed

It has been one year since a commercial building collapsed killing more than 1,100 garment workers and others on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital

It has been one year since a commercial building collapsed killing more than 1,100 garment workers and others on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital

Business

Inditex to invest more in 2014, core profit last year was flat

The world’s biggest fashion retailer, Inditex, is to speed up its investment this year to open more new shops. That news came as the owner of Zara

The world’s biggest fashion retailer, Inditex, is to speed up its investment this year to open more new shops. That news came as the owner of Zara

Business

Turning a troubled textile hub into a thriving business cluster

For two centuries Borås has been Sweden’s ‘textile town’. Like many Western centres of the sector it was hit hard by a financial crisis in the early

For two centuries Borås has been Sweden’s ‘textile town’. Like many Western centres of the sector it was hit hard by a financial crisis in the early