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Arcadia is to open two 12,000 sq ft Outfit fashion stores in Basildon and Swindon.
Arcadia is to invest £50m in its IT systems over the next three years, including improvements to buying, warehouse management and supply chain systems.
Arcadia Group is creating 50 jobs at a new Outfit fashion store due to open at Festival Park in Stoke-on-Trent in August.
Arcadia is to invest £250m in the expansion of its retail stores over the next three years, and is particularly interested in the international development of the Topshop chain.
Arcadia is to open a 60,000 sq ft Topshop fashion store in Liverpool city centre in 2008, as part of the Liverpool One retail development.
Arcadia's owner is planning to set up a £10m retail academy, in order to train school leavers in all aspects of the retail sector.
Arcadia has identified 60 potential sites to set up new Topshop fashion stores.
Arcadia and Bhs are to replace the Co-op at the Fairhill Shopping Centre in Ballymena, as part of a £20m redevelopment of the site that will create 200 jobs.
Arcadia is considering plans to open Top Shop fashion stores in Europe's leading cities.
Arcadia has completed the sale of a majority stake in four fashion chains - Warehouse, Racing Green, Hawkshead and Principles - to Rubicon Retail for an initial £6.6m.
Arcadia is planning to open about 50 Wallis womenswear stores over the next three years, to add to the existing 125.
Arcadia has announced a £35m deal to sell the Warehouse, Principles, Hawkshead and Racing Green retail chains to management buyout vehicle Rubicon Retail.
Arcadia is to sell the Warehouse, Racing Green, Hawkshead and Principles chains to management, while its Wade Smith Jr children's wear stores will be sold to its founder for £7.5m.
Arcadia is to centralise its head office functions in Leeds with the creation of 59 jobs, but 103 jobs will be lost at the recently-acquired Sears offices in Leicester.
Arcadia is acquiring Sears' women's clothing chains for £151m, including Richards, Wallis, Warehouse, and Miss Selfridge, and 77 of the Richards stores will be closed or sold off.
Arcadia is to create 200 jobs by setting up Hawkshead clothing distribution centres in Preston and Burton-on-Trent, but existing warehouses in the Lake District, Barrow and Lancaster will be closed.
Arcadia is acquiring Wade Smith, the Liverpool-based designer clothing retailer, for £17m, and will use the brand to launch a chain of 30 designer children's wear stores.