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Mulberry to open second factory in Somerset

Hundreds of jobs are to be created in Somerset after Mulberry announced it'll be opening a second factory in the county. The fashion giant's investing more than £7 million in the project.

Mulberry's sought after handbags are produced at its factory in Shepton Mallet Credit: Mulberry

It follows the company's completion of an extension of its existing factory in Shepton Mallet. It's hoped the new factory will open by December 2013 creating 300 jobs.