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House of Fraser soars

DEPARTMENT store House of Fraser recorded an 8.5pc jump in sales in stores opened for more than a year.

The group, which has an outlet in the Dundrum Town Centre in Dublin, said that sales through its website increased 120pc and revenue from its own-brand items soared by 50pc.

The company, which has its headquarters in Glasgow, said that Christmas trading was at record levels and it has plans to expand further in 2011.