True looking to deploy £10m into retail start-ups in 2023

London-based investment firm willing to invest up to £5m into 10 to 12 consumer-based start-ups in 2023


Bank lending to small retailers falls 4%

Small businesses increasingly turning to alternative finance options


Retail analytics platform ContentSquare raises £45m in new funding round

Platform customers include IKEA, Matalan, LVMH and L’Occitane.


Q&A: Sander Roose, founder and CEO of Omnia Retail

We have a chat with Sander Roose, founder and CEO of Omnia Retail, about scaling up the business and how it's doing now.


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.


Lifestyle brand Seasalt raises £16 million for growth

BGF and Santander Corporate & Commercial fund the clothing brand's investment in staff and store openings.


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.

Growth Planning

Death of the high street: is it time for retailers to throw in the towel?

Our department stores are collapsing as the current high street retail business model is failing today's shoppers, according to experts.


Entrepreneur interview: Michal Szlas, CEO and founder of OTTY Sleep

The OTTY sleep boss explains how he has taken on the highly competitive new generation mattress market.


Entrepreneur interview: Christer Holloman, CEO and co-founder of Divido

Co-founder and CEO Christer Holloman on his company's plans to scale up and expand across Europe and the US.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Yo! Sushi acquires Waitrose sushi supplier

Acquiring London-based Taiko Foods will lead to growth at both companies, Yo! Sushi says.

Growth Planning

Three New Year’s resolutions retailers should be making

Georgia Leybourne, international director of marketing, Manhattan Associates, gives her top New Year's resolutions for retailers to take advantage of.