Despite strong trading at Primark, Associated British Foods said that profits for the year would be hit by falling European sugar prices and currency issues

Gypsy tops, skinny jeans and playsuits helped Primark shrug off concerns about a tricky summer for fashion chains to step up sales growth in the UK as it prepares to open its first US store this week.

Analysts said sales at Primark’s established UK stores rose by about 3% in the three months to 12 September, up on the 1% to 2% growth seen in the previous three months.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS