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Andy Murray Castore

Andy Murray invests in growing luxury sports brand Castore

Andy Murray has strengthened his relationship with luxury sports brand Castore taking a stake in the business as it plans to expand. Castore, which was...

OPUMO exceeds crowdfunding target with eight days to go

OPUMO, the online fashion and lifestyle marketplace that is positioning itself as the "digital department store of the future", has exceeded its crowdfunding target...
Trouva

Trouva named one of the top 5 tech scale-ups in the...

The online platform for independent retailers Trouva has been name one of the top five tech scale-ups in the UK. It has been named as...

The Industry Interview: Adam Goldston and Ryan Goldston, co-founders, Athletic Propulsion...

Los Angeles-based athletic and active fashion footwear brand, Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL) was founded in 2009 by mirror image identical twin brothers, Adam and...
John Lewis department stores

John Lewis names the six entrepreneurs for its latest JLAB innovation...

John Lewis has named the latest raft of entrepreneurs to make it through to its JLAB retail innovation programme, including a new app to...

Klarna unveils finalists for its Smooth Stores competition

Disruptive payments provider Klarna has unveiled the eight SME retailers in the running to land its Smooth Stores prize. The competition was closed in January...

Farfetch accelerator to focus on sustainability as Stella McCartney joins

Dream Assembly, the start-up accelerator from global fashion platform Farfetch, is switching its attention to sustainability for its next intake and has revealed that...

In Focus: My Wardrobe HQ – The UK’s first peer to peer...

"BMW say that for every car that is shared, 11 cars are taken off the road; imagine if you applied that to fast...

Marks & Spencer rolls out on-the-go phone charging service

Marks & Spencer is to roll out an on-the-go mobile phone charging service across its London stores in partnership with ChargedUp, the first startup selected...

Disruptive ski and skiwear brand Faction sets sights on float following...

Faction, the disruptive ski and skiwear brand, is adding to a £4m fund-raise completed in December with a £500,000 campaign on crowdfunding site Crowdcube...

Slipper brand Mahabis rescued by Simba Sleep founder

Direct-to-consumer slipper brand Mahabis has been rescued from administration by one of the founders of mattress start-up Simba Sleep and his boutique investment firm,...

WeWork and LIKEtoKNOW.it set up shoppable office space

WeWork has introduced a pop-up influencer shopping experience at one of its newest London co-working spaces in partnership with LIKEtoKNOW.it. The space contains interior and...