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UPDATE 1-UK supermarket Sainsbury's outpaced big rivals in January

LONDON, Feb 9 British supermarket Sainsbury's continued to outperform rivals in the early weeks of the year, industry data showed on Tuesday, providing reassurance for investors ahead of the takeover of Argos-owner Home Retail . Total sales at Sainsbury's rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in the 12 weeks to Jan. 31 and its market share edged up 0.1 percentage points to 16.8 percent, market researcher Kantar Worldpanel said on Tuesday . Sainsbury's said last week it had agreed a

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Britain's Sainsbury's outperforms big 4 rivals - Kantar Worldpanel

LONDON, Feb 9 British supermarket Sainsbury's continued to outperform the industry in the early weeks of 2016, industry data showed on Tuesday.

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Handbag maker Longchamp bucks luxury goods slowdown

PARIS, Feb 9 French handbag maker Longchamp enjoyed improved sales growth last year, bucking a slowdown in the luxury goods industry.

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Thai firms flock to bond market into arms of yield-starved investors

BANGKOK, Feb 9 The number of Thai corporate borrowers issuing new bonds may surge 15 percent this year to topple a near decade high in 2015, particularly small and medium-sized companies with problems getting loans from banks.

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Uganda's presidential hopefuls campaign on promises of better land rights

KAMPALA, Feb 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As candidates canvass for votes in Uganda's Feb. 18 presidential election, contenders are promising sweeping reforms to resolve land conflicts, one of the country's hottest political issues.

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