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The suit retailer Moss Bros hailed as "transformational" yesterday the decision to sell its 15 Hugo Boss franchise stores to the German clothing giant's UK business for £16.5m.

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Brian Brick: Moss Bros Boss hopes smart moves will pay off

The Business Interview: He has ambitious plans to increase the menswear company's presence on our high streets, writes James Thompson

Moss Bros cautious despite sales rising

Sales at the menswear retailer Moss Bros are rising but it remains cautious about the outlook for the year ahead.

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