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CGI of the new Primark at Old Square in Walsall

Primark's new Walsall store to open in August

Retail giant confirms launch date for town centre store in Walsall's new £7.8m Old Square retail hub

Duck and Cover recruits RBH for new campaign

Mike Kalin, creative director with Rees Bradley Hepburn
Meriden-based agency wins brief with well-known men's fashion brand to manage photoshoots and advertising

Store expansion for Watches of Switzerland

Retailer is more than doubling its footprint in New Street by taking lease on neighbouring store

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CGI of the new Primark at Old Square in Walsall

Primark's new Walsall store to open in August

Retail giant confirms launch date for town centre store in Walsall's new £7.8m Old Square retail hub

Mike Kalin, creative director with Rees Bradley Hepburn

Duck and Cover recruits RBH for new campaign

Meriden-based agency wins brief with well-known men's fashion brand to manage photoshoots and advertising

Store expansion for Watches of Switzerland

Retailer is more than doubling its footprint in New Street by taking lease on neighbouring store

The view at the entrance of the new Harvey Nichols store in the Mailbox, showing the concierge area and on to beauty

Birmingham Harvey Nichols: first look inside new Mailbox store

The revamped designer outlet is due to open this summer and will sport an 'immersive tunnel' and 'style concierges' among its new features at The Mailbox

Artist's impression of the new John Lewis in Birmingham city centre - recruitment for 500 posts starts this week

John Lewis recruits for 500 roles

Department store chain launches employment drive in the city as it embarks on next phase of hiring ahead of September opening

The Mailbox in Birmingham city centre, home of the BBC in Birmingham

Redeveloped Mailbox to open in phases over summer period

The Harvey Nichols opening will be followed by a number of new store launches at the shopping centre over the summer period

CGI of the proposed Touchwood extension as seen from the High Street

Solihull's Touchwood shopping centre unveils expansion plans

Public consultation has now begun on the scheme, which has been made possible through a development agreement signed in October last year between Touchwood's owners Lend Lease and Solihull Council

CGI of shopping area at Resorts World Birmingham

Next and PizzaExpress sign up to Resorts World Birmingham

TGI Friday's also agrees to take space as roster of tenants mounts up at leisure and conference complex

James Holder

Rich List 2015: No.19 - James Holder

James Holder began his career in fashion 24 years ago when he sold T-shirts from the back of his mother's car at BMX events.

BANK clothing store employs dozens of people in Birmingham updated

Fashion retailer Bank collapses bringing New Year jobs gloom

Job fears after retailer collapses following the traditionally lucrative festive season

The final panel being placed on the roof of the new Mailbox in Birmingham

Roof work completed at Mailbox Birmingham

With a matter of months until the refurbished shopping centre launches the final part of the sky-lit glass roof has been put in place

Ted Baker is opening a new store at Bullring Birmingham

Bullring store for Ted Baker in second letting in a week

The new Ted Baker store will open on Friday, December 12, and will house Ted’s AW14 menswear, womenswear and accessories collections

Khaadi has opened a store in Bullring

Bullring move for Pakistani retailer Khaadi

Khaadi, which means “hand-woven”, produces a fusion of styles to complement both the east and west, while still using hand-woven fabrics on select products

A computer-generated image of the urban room at the redeveloped Mailbox

Hugo Boss returns as Mailbox Birmingham lets two-thirds of space

The German brand has agreed a lease on a 3,000 sq ft store at the redeveloped shopping destination

TV presenter Emma Willis is fronting a new campaign to promote Christmas shopping in Birmingham

Emma Willis and Alison Hammond front new Birmingham Christmas shopping campaign

Retail Birmingham BID launches new region-wide marketing push to boost city's retail offering in busy run-up to Christmas

CGI inside the new Grand Central development where four more tenants have been secured

Grand Central announces four more tenants

Office Shoes, Paperchase, TM Lewin and Blott to open stores at the complex next to New Street which will be anchored by John Lewis

Milliner Monique Lee, 32 from Longbridge, Birmingham, with her couture LED lighting-up hats.

Birmingham designer's quirky hats are making heads turn

After marrying an Englishman, Monique Lee discovered Britain's love of quirky hats, something completely different to the culture she grew up with in Taiwan. Zoe Chamberlain reports.

Warwickshire County Cricketer Laurie Evans

Laurie Evans: Good care helps me play out of my skin

We know men moisturise these days but how far do they go when it comes to skin care? Alison Jones talks personal grooming with sportsman Laurie Evans

Greenhouse in Iceland where EGF is cultivated, BIOEFFECT EGF Serum is available from Selfridges

Style: Cool out of Iceland

Plane passengers flying over Iceland have been known to spot an unusual landmark glowing in the dark down below.

Floral slip dress £29.99 from new Look

Fashion: Slip of a thing - nightie-style dresses are back

Thanks to the likes of Kate Moss, nightie-style dresses were acceptable in the Nineties and now they are back, as EMMA JOHNSON discovers

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