More than 100 jobs could be created following the announcement that Hughes Electrical Ltd has completed the acquisition of part of the assets and business of Bennetts Retail Ltd following successful discussions with the joint Administrator PKF.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc has acquired Kiddicare, the Peterborough based baby goods website for £70 million.
An influx of major retail names to Cambridge is set to take this Christmas by storm – but it’s the calm that may follow that businesses need to be thinking about, says a leading Cambridge commercial property expert.
When Sophie Fulford, managing director of Norwich jeweller, Winsor Bishop, conceived the idea of a luxury jewellery hire business, one of her first decisions was to ensure the Intellectual Property in the brand would be protected.
Cambridge property consultant Dodson Jones is celebrating another new client to add to its growing list.
An innovative designer gift company in Cambridge has seen its export business turnover double in 12 months following intensive support from UK Trade & Investment.
SACO (The Saudi Company for Hardware), the leading hardware retailer in the Saudi Arabia, is implementing Retail Enterprise Suite from global information technology solutions and services company, Episys in Royston.
Wrenbridge and Palmer Capital have acquired one of East Anglia’s largest vacant industrial buildings for £11 million and let it to the international children’s nursery and child products giant Dorel UK and Maxi-Miliaan for 15 years.
Tesco plc has set the tills ringing around the globe with a stunning international performance in the first quarter.
Welwyn-based lingerie legend, Figleaves.com, which has become internationally renowned, has been sold in a high profile deal to N Brown Group plc, the internet and catalogue home shopping company, for £11.5 million.
Tesco has signed what it says is the first in a series of joint ventures that will underpin its development of shopping malls in China.
Hertfordshire-based Mothercare has entered into a joint venture with India’s largest real estate company to ramp up its expansion into the country.
Blacks Leisure is to axe 50 posts from its Northampton head office operation and close 89 “loss making” stores nationwide, which will lead to further redundancies expected to be in their hundreds.
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