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New HQ for fashion retailer: full report

The fashion retailer New Look has opened a new headquarters in Weymouth confirming its future commitment to the area. Around 350 people work there, designing new stores and helping the business grow worldwide.

The company started with one shop in Somerset in 1969. Today the firm's founder Tom Singh cut the ribbon.

Our correspondent Duncan Sleightholme was there:


VIDEO: New Look's new base in Weymouth

The fashion retailer New Look officially opens its new base in Weymouth this afternoon. It's one of four support centres based across Europe. Around 400 staff in departments like property design, HR and computing are based in Dorset.

The company was started in Taunton more than 40 years ago and now has more than a thousand shops worldwide.