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Digital edition: Land Securities Retail - A1 magazine March 2014

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Primark is confident it will succeed where many UK retailers have failed in cracking America as it plots launching there next year.

Primark confident it can succeed in America, says finance boss

Primark is confident it will succeed where many UK retailers have failed in cracking America as it plots launching there next year.

Mulberry has slowed the pace of overseas expansion

Mulberry issues another profit warning and cautions on future earnings

Luxury brand Mulberry has issued another profit warning after incurring charges on stores and the departure of its chief executive.

Tesco Extra Watford has devoted floor space to concessions Harris + Hoole and Euphorium Bakery

Tesco profits fall as trading environment changes 'more rapidly than ever'

Tesco’s group trading profit plunged 6% to £3.3bn last year and boss Philip Clarke warned that the trading environment is changing rapidly.

Burberry retail like-for-likes jumpin its second half but the retailer sounded caution over the impact of exchange rates on profits.

Burberry like-for-likes up 12% but warns exchange rates will hit profits

Burberry retail like-for-likes jumped 12% in its second half but the retailer sounded caution over the impact of exchange rates on profits.

Department store House of Fraser’s  full year adjusted EBITDA rose 8.3% to £60.2m driven by own brand and online.

House of Fraser full year EBITDA rises as online and own brand thrive

Department store House of Fraser’s full year adjusted EBITDA rose 8.3% to £60.2m driven by own brand and online.

International analysis

Topshop is considered to be a success story in the States

Conquering the US: Retail successes and failures

As Primark reveals its plans to make its Stateside debut with a store in Boston in 2015, Retail Week takes a look at how British retailers have fared across the pond.

Pêle-Mêle bookshop, Brussels

Store gallery: Pêle-Mêle bucks the trend in beleaguered bookshop market

Pêle-Mêle has managed to create an atmosphere where customers feel content to while away an hour or two before actually making a purchase.

International comment

Primark has been marching overseas in recent years, with store openings in cities including Dusseldorf (pictured), Germany

Comment: Can Primark crack the US? You bet it can

Primark’s move into the US should not be compared with previous UK retailers’ entry and subsequent failures in that market.

House of Fraser will undoubtedly be thrilled at finally tying up the deal with Sanpower which hands it a prime opportunity to conquer China.

Comment: House of Fraser's acquisition could help it thrive both at home and overseas

House of Fraser will undoubtedly be thrilled at finally tying up the deal with Sanpower which hands it a prime opportunity to conquer China.

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