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Business Analysis & Features

UK’s mining industry is revived – by Australians

Wolf Minerals is today opening the first new mine in the UK for nearly half a century. Drakelands in Devon will be one of the world’s top five producers of  tungsten – one metal whose price has not sunk because of a supply glut in recent years

Luxury brands plant new flags on UK map

As London Fashion Week opens, high-end retailers from Hugo Boss to Michael Kors to Versus Versace are expanding in Britain – and they’re stepping out of the London comfort zone to target catwalk fans in the regions

What does it take to sell to America?

Primark’s attempt to crack the US retail market begins this week with the opening of its Boston store. But will the British fashion chain prosper Stateside, following in the footsteps of Topshop – or flop like Tesco and M&S?

The scrummage for Rugby World Cup profits begins

When it comes to sporting bets, an event such as this month's tournament in England is a typical example of one which attracts thousands of businesses and industries, all looking to capitalise on its global exposure