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Fortnum and Mason 're-engaging' with local customers

Retailer Fortnum and Mason has announced its sales figures for the Christmas period, with more hampers being sold than at any point in its 300-year history.

Chief executive Ewan Venters told the Today programme's Simon Jack that people are "putting their trust in the premium sector".

He explained that the brand is "re-engaging" with local customers and that 60% of its shoppers come from the UK.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 13 January 2014.

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