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Shares of Moss Bros soared to an eight-year high in London trading after the suit hire and retailer unexpectedly said it will boost its dividend.

Moss Bros chief executive ousted

Monitor: Wedding of Victoria Adams and David Beckham

Tabloid opinion on the celebrity `marriage of the year' between the Spice Girl singer and the England footballer

Travel: Spain - Speechless in Barcelona

A Spanish wedding is altogether more stylish than the average British do - but some traditions are universal, as best man Andy Glen discovered

Menswear sector may face shake-out, Moss Bros warns

MOSS BROS, the menswear retailer, yesterday attacked Britain's regional shopping centres and said that Bluewater, the new "mega-mall" near Dartford, Kent, was already having an impact on neighbouring towns.

The reactionary platitudes of Hague the moderniser

The Tories have embraced half-baked sociology based on fear and fantasy

Black Christmas on high street raises rate cut hopes

THE GLOOM on Britain's high streets deepened yesterday with official figures showing that retail sales in the run-up to Christmas were amongst the weakest in recent years.

Investment: Moss Bros has tough job ahead

Investment Column

Hello boys. You look awful

But if you'd rather dress like these two smoothies, then read on

Racing: Tango can have the final word

THERE ARE various dates in the calendar when you can make a charlie of yourself. On 1 April the mischievous do it for you, but personal and thoughtless input often takes place on 14 February, anniversaries or mothers' birthdays.

The Investment Column: Smart returns from Moss Bros

MOSS Bros is one of those medium-sized retailers that just quietly gets on with the job. With a market value of around pounds 200m and with a large family shareholding, it does not attract much attention.
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