Sally Holme has joined bakery business Bagel Nash as a non-executive director as the company seeks to develop its brand.
Fredrik Ahlberg, head of expansion at eBay, reveals there are four current trends in commerce that underpin the online shopping giant’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy. These are: mobile, local, social and digital.
London cocktail bar chain Be At One has secured £8 million from private equity firm Piper that will fund a nationwide roll-out.
Online health and beauty marketplace Wahanda has raised £3.5 million in a Series B investment round led by venture and growth equity investor Fidelity Growth Partners Europe.
Drinks company Kammerling’s, which produces a ginseng-based alcoholic spirit, has raised £180,000 through equity crowdfunding website Crowdcube that will primarily fund international expansion.
For this month's Object of Desire, Italian Sand & Birch is the design studio behind the space-age Opale Wine Cellar, which looks like it would be perfectly at home on the set of Doctor Who – if the Doctor were a wine connoisseur.
Most people think Mark Bedini, founder of Fine+Rare, is just a rather successful wine buff. But he probably owes most of his success to a deep knowledge of technology and a penchant for bold decision-making.
They want to raise about £2.2 million, but instead of asking venture capitalists for funding or floating on AIM, Scottish brewer Brewdog has chosen instead to run its own online initial public offering, Equity for Punks II.
Retail sales in the UK remain stagnant year-on-year after sales volumes shrank by 0.2 per cent in August, official statistics show.
Brasserie Bar Co, the hospitality group behind restaurant chains Brasserie Blanc and the White Brasserie Company, has raised £20 million from private equity investor Core Capital.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
Building a high-growth business stage three: Choosing to partner with larger firms to collaborate on projects.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.