To narrow the losses it incurred in previous months, French Connection overhauled its clothing ranges and created a quirky new advertising campaign. However, after it had to warn investors that profits would be below expectations, the company has lost its FD.
As part of the British productivity push, Eileen Burbidge, partner at London-based venture capital firm Passion Capital, has been named the government's special envoy of British fintech.
The co-founder of drinks distributor Vanquish Wine was equally adept at spotting a gap in the market with his follow-up business, online retailer 31DOVER.com. He spoke to Real Business about going toe-to-toe with big brands and his other drinks venture – a London tea bar.
February 2015 saw Uber begin using talent from Carnegie Mellon University to develop driverless technology. Some six months later, the cab company is reportedly ready to invest in 500,000 autonomous cars in a bid to beat Google and Nissan.
Nominet has ruled that a Berkshire-based fancy dress shop has until 21 July to hand over its Star Wars domain names to Disney after it lost a legal battle.
Social media has become a powerful tool to assist in getting hired, expanding your connections and even gaining new clients. But it can also be detrimental to job hunting, and your career in general, if you don’t manage your accounts properly.
New research from the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA) has shown that small businesses are being paid 11 days later than at the peak of the recession, with the average wait now sitting at 72 days.
Smaller businesses and larger businesses can learn a lot from one another. Here, Louize Clarke of startup accelerator hub ConnectTVT, outlines the best areas of crossover.
Sugru, the manufacturer of a mouldable rubber-like glue, has secured a £3.5m investment round via Crowdcube and smashed two records in the process.
Today’s business mantra is "growth at all costs". However, Karen Tidsall of InterCHANGE People Development argues that businesses need a more sustainable way of working for long-term success.
Private equity-backed online snack business Graze has shown its expansion intentions with a roll-out into 850 Sainsbury's stores.
British consumers are increasingly more impressed by speed and simplicity over design when it comes to online shopping, and Thomson, House of Fraser and Tesco have been ranked as the brands with the fastest online retail experience, while Sainsbury's trails.