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Retailer N Brown battles cost hikes

Published 13/10/2010

Home shopping firm N Brown said it expected to hike prices on new ranges by up to 5% as it battles rising costs from suppliers in the Far East.

The group said rising cotton prices and higher wages in emerging markets had resulted in cost inflation of 4% to 5%, meaning the group will be one of a host of retailers set to lift prices in the coming months.

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