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KEiBAs 2018: Full list of all the winners

Hundreds of people attended the premier business awards event in the county - find out who triumphed in our full winners' list.


Discount retailer faces going into administration after buyer pulls out

Yet another blow to high streets as another major chain finds itself in major financial problems


Fashion brand to open store

Europe's largest shoe retailer has announced when it is opening another store in Kent.


Minister pays visit to vineyards to raise a glass to county's winemakers

Visit was held to coincide with last week's English Wine Week and shine a light on tourism push.

Premium watch company sold to major Swiss luxury goods group

A watch firm with seven outlets - including stores in Kent and London's Mayfair - has been sold to a Swiss luxury goods group.


Doubts over Homebase owner's new store after £1 sale

The future of a giant Bunnings store is in doubt before it has even been built after the company was sold for just £1.


Motor dealer sees big profit drop as new car sales plunge

Firm admits market is challenging in current climate as it copes with sector-wide problems.

All change for Kent stores as DIY giant sold for £1

After a botched effort to break into the UK market, the Australian owners of Bunnings and Homebase have bailed out.


Kent's brand hotspots: Where does your town rank?

Ever wondered how many branded fast food and coffee shops there are in your town?


Homebase on the brink as Aussie owners seek exit

Hundreds of jobs across the county could be at risk amid reports the parent company of DIY giants Homebase and Bunnings could be set to pull the plug.


Seaside visitors face parking misery over the bank holiday weekend

Emergency safety work has closed a popular seafront car park for up to five weeks.

Minister limits 'crack cocaine' gambling machines

Fixed-odds betting terminals will have their maximum stakes limited to £2 in a crackdown on harm caused by excessive gambling.


Mothercare to close 50 stores

Uncertainty hangs over the future of Kent staff at Mothercare after the troubled retailer announced plans to close 50 stores.


Major fashion and lifestyle store opens at Bluewater

A Scandinavian brand launched in the UK with stores in Covent Garden and Regent Street is coming to Kent.


Food giant expands Kent base with new office

Food firm expands its footprint with 'multi-functional' office.

Food factory delight as financial report cooks up positive future

Firm behind one of a Kent town's most famous factories reports strong annual revenues.

Uncertainty for Kent jobs at Poundworld

Thousands of jobs could be in doubt at high street retailer Poundworld after the discount store was put up for sale.


Town prepares to welcome new supermarket

Sponsored editorial: Big packs and even bigger deals are being promised at The Food Warehouse.


High streets minister backs town centre 'rejuvenation'

Minister was given a tour of the town centre to see how partnerships between council and traders was paying off

Question mark over Kent's House of Fraser stores

Department store House of Fraser has confirmed it will close shops as part of a restructuring.

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