Forever 21 in UK launch

US fashion retailer Forever 21 is opening stores in Birmingham and Dublin in November as it tries to break into the European market for the first time.

The retailer will take on around 550 staff for the launch. The company, which aims to sell designer-styles at cheaper prices has its flagship store in New York’s Times Square. Don Chang, founder and chief executive said: “We are thrilled to offer the broadest selection of the latest fashion trends at a great value to the stylish European shoppers.”