Online business

Growth Planning

6 ways to make your e-commerce business a success during COVID-19

Online will account for one third of all retail sales within a few years. Neil Tunbridge shares his tips to optimise your digital shopfront


How I’ve grown my business: Mandeep Singh, co-founder Trouva

Mandeep Singh began independent retailer platform Trouva standing on shopkeepers’ doorsteps in the rain, trying to persuade them to sign up. Today, he has almost a thousand shops signed up in a dozen European countries


How we’ve grown our business – Emma Watkinson, CEO SilkFred

E-commerce platform SilkFred began in 2011 raising £150,000 in seed money. Today, it employs 70 staff and sells 600 fashion brands online.


Here’s where CEOs and VCs get their business news from

We speak to a range of company founders and VCs on where they get their business news from and why they choose particular outlets.


Mettrr founder on taking on Squarespace and navigating angel investors

The former equity derivatives trader is heading into the US market to take on Squarespace and Wix with his automated website builder.


Growth and exporting: Take your business to the next level

Clive Lewis, head of SME issues at the ICAEW, explains that in light of improving confidence, business owners need to make sure that groundwork is completed before expansion.


If high street retail is to evolve it involves a huge turnaround strategy

Here, Brian Green, Director of EMEA at Magento explains how the retail sector can benefit from becoming more digitally engaged.


Entrepreneur interview: Andrea Guzzoni, CEO of Rentuu

Here, Rentuu CEO Andrea Guzzoni explains how his company has grown its operations quickly in just over a year.


Entrepreneur interview: Santosh Sahu, CEO of On the dot

The CEO of On the dot, Santosh Sahu, believes his delivery service can succeed where UberRush and Jinn failed.


Entrepreneur interview: Dom and Ali Beaven, Prezola

Prezola co-founders talk investment, taking on industry incumbents and due diligence.


How to deliver your message most effectively on the small screen

Helena Brewer at Toastmasters International, explains the best way to deliver your message to customers online.


Entrepreneur interview: Sachin Dev Duggal, co-founder of Engineer.ai

The co-founder of engineer.ai wants firms to develop their own apps using his programme which he says requires little or no tech skills.