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Italian fashion houses lobby for government bailout by Lans
March 5, 2009, 8:57 am
Filed under: International News

By Deepa Babington

Everyone in Italy’s clothing industry is begging for state aid but some of the loudest cries for help are coming from the exclusive haute couture segment known more for sequinned extravagance than humble pleas.

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Hyprop expects higher payout despite a tough year ahead by Lans
March 5, 2009, 8:55 am
Filed under: Local Company News

By Roy Cokayne

Leading retail property fund Hyprop would face headwinds in 2009, chairman Michael Aitken said on Monday. This would be a tough year and Hyprop was not immune to it.

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The truth about Woolworths is in the stores, says Sussman by Lans
March 5, 2009, 8:53 am
Filed under: Opinion/Analysis

By Etienne Swanepoel

Simon Sussman joined Woolworths in 1982 after working at Marks & Spencer in London, where he was the executive professional assistant to the chairman, Marcus Sieff.

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