Austin Reed brand set for high street return
Menswear retailer Austin Reed is set to make a return to the high street with 50 new stores, months after it collapsed with the loss of 1,000 jobs.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group announced the move as part of a £100m three-year revival plan for the brand.
The Langholm-based group bought the 116-year-old chain's brand from administrators in May.
The first of the new stores are due to open towards the end of next year, including a flagship outlet in London.
Administrators of Austin Reed were forced to shut 120 stores in the summer after they failed to find a buyer for the entire business.
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