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Mulberry aims to expand in UK as Somerset factory helps it beat supply crisis

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Luxury brand says expansion likely if sales growth continues, after 34% increase in six months to September Mulberry is planning to expand its UK factory after the Somerset-based facilities helped the handbag-maker to avoid the supply chain problems dogging companies that rely on production abroad. Thierry Andretta, the chief executive of the British luxury brand, said about 60% of its products were now made in the UK, up from about half before the pandemic. He said Mulberry had added one extra production line, employing about 50 people, to its UK factory in the past year and was likely to add another if sales continued to grow at a similar pace.
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