After beginning a refinancing programme to clear its debt, Matalan has expanded its offering by launching an online-only home brand– with the hope being the extension will be the stepping stone needed to make it a one-stop shop.
The Internet of Things – it’s a nice catchphrase but what does it really mean and how can businesses harness its capabilities? Gary Smith of Prism Solutions finds out.
The UK is set to be the first ever country to break the 50 per cent threshold for digital advertising, compared to the global average of 30 per cent.
With more startup founders looking to alternatives in the finance space to fund their business plans, we delved into the world of investment and created a guide for those looking to pitch their ideas based on some of the odd behaviours no investor wants to come across.
If the UK's retailers embed mobile strategies like Apple Pay into tangible locations, it could be the key to injecting £7.8bn into Britain's high street in 2015, according to RetailMeNot.
A £10m Internet of Things (IoT) competition has been launched by the British government, which plans to use the fund as a hook for UK businesses and cities to “revolutionise” the way the tech can be of benefit to the public.
Andy Jackson, CFO at Software Europe, looks at the traditional measure of valuing a company though its EBITDA and argues that cloud and SaaS companies mustn't be afraid to invest back into the offering to keep innovation flowing and customers happy.
British pay growth is at the highest level since 2007, but recruitment marketplace Glassdoor has found women are less positive about securing a pay rise than men.
Amazon is marking its 20th anniversary with the launch of Prime Day – a day of sales that it's hoping will serve as a bumper version of Black Friday. Subscribers to Amazon Prime though, have been distinctly unimpressed with the deals so far – with a surprising amount of tupperware on offer.
The surge in popularity of cycling in the UK has had a positive impact on sales figures at automotive and leisure products and services business Halfords, the company’s most recent financial figures show.
Homeware, accessories and clothing retail brand Cath Kidston has bought the Japanese franchise business of its offering, on the back of double-digital sales growth in the country.
The Conservatives have confirmed the introduction of new legislation aimed “to make strike laws fair for working people”.