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New town centre store opens
A FASHION store selling Italian designer goods has opened in Colchester town centre.
Brand Village in Culver Street East opened to the public on Saturday and has created five jobs.
Business owner Faraz Nagree said up to five more job opportunities could follow as he intends for the store to branch out into deliveries.
Mr Nagree said the store, which sells Italian clothing, accessories, shoes and a small selection of gifts, was the first of several he planned to open in the country.
Designers stocked at discounted prices include Gucci, Valentino, Versace, Guess and Diesel.
The premises was home to gift retailer G-Store until the summer.