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CGI of plans for a new Next at the Merry Hill centre in Dudley

Next is opening one of its biggest ever stores at Merry Hill

High street fashion brand is planning to open in the former Sainsbury's supermarket store at the Dudley retail hub

Debenhams has a strong West Midlands presence including in the Bullring

Debenhams places ten stores at risk in major review

Company also plans to shut 11 warehouses but stops short of naming specific shops which are threatened

Models wearing fashion from Jaeger's former store at The Mailbox in Birmingham

Fashion retailer Jaeger goes into administration with 700 jobs at risk

Latest collapse follows Brantano and Jones Bootmaker as retail world faces new struggle

Two more fashion brands are coming to the Bullring

More fashion brands to launch in Bullring

Birmingham shopping centre to welcome three new stores as its fashion and clothing offer grows

Tag Heuer will open a store at the Merry Hill centre

Luxury watch brand to open at Merry Hill

Black Country shopping centre is chosen destination for group to launch its first store in the West Midlands

See inside cool clothes shop Liquor Store as it opens at The Grand

The new boutique has doubled in size after moving from Great Western Arcade to The Grand in Colmore Row and plans to open a speakeasy bar underground

Designer fashion store Flannels opens in Solihull

It will stock women's, men's and children's luxury clothing, footwear and accessories

Plans for a new flagship H&M store to open in Birmingham’s old BHS building

Big plans for city centre shopping

New places to eat and shop continue to open in Grand Central

Independent fashion store closes down at Grand Central

The flagship store for Birmingham menswear company Steel and Jelly is among first to close at shopping centre since it opened

Bye bye to Brum - The Clothes Show is leaving the NEC

The Clothes Show to leave Birmingham

After almost three decades at the NEC it will move to Liverpool next year

New images show how 'Bicester Village of the Midlands' will look

Developers release new CGIs of 'Bicester Village of the Midlands' which is set to employ around 1,200 staff

A CGI of plans for an outlet village in Cannock

The 'Bicester Village of the Midlands' outlet store gets go-ahead

Mill Green Designer Outlet Village hopes to attract the likes of Ralph Lauren and Lacoste to the region

Soon there might be an Argos in your local Sainsbury's

Supermarket group capitalising on recent £1.4bn acquisition by opening 20 more Argos concessions before Christmas

BHS Birmingham New Street store closure date confirmed

Administrators reveal which BHS stores will close and when as end of historic retailer looms

Bid to save Store Twenty One from going bust

AlixPartners Services appointed to carry out company voluntary arrangement on Solihull retailer as it seeks to save beleaguered high street name

BHS in New Street, Birmingham

BHS collapses putting hundreds of West Midlands jobs at threat

The beleaguered high street department chain has been a feature of Birmingham’s streets for 88 years and still has stores in the city centre and Sutton Coldfield

Pavilions shopping centre in High Street

Pavilions shopping centre announces closing date to make way for Primark

The 29-year-old shopping centre will close to make way for a huge new Primark

A computer-generated image of plans for a shopping centre in Oldbury

Bullring owner reveals plans for giant shopping complex in Oldbury

Long-awaited plans for new shops expected to generate a major jobs boost

Sutton Coldfield Library is part of the Red Rose shopping centre which the city council is set to buy

City to buy run-down Sutton Coldfield shopping centre

Birmingham City Council is poised to confirm it has purchased Red Rose in a bid to regenerate Sutton Coldfield town centre and save money on current leases

The Stephenson Street entrance to Grand Central

Grand Central shopping centre SOLD for massive £335 million

Birmingham City Council sells flagship centre to Bullring owner Hammerson

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