Move to adopt synthetic fibres comes six months after protesters heckle designer at New York speech
American firm fends off rival bids for fabled British luxury shoes and bag firm
Shoemaker with market value of more than £700m says surprise decision to sell up followed board review of strategic options
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Luxury retailer says prospects have never looked better as it opens new stores around the world and benefits from weaker pound
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