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UK sees record number of foreign investment projects

A record number of investments were made by foreign firms in the UK in the year. The Department for International Trade recorded 2,213 inward investment projects, up 11% on the previous year. The data shows the UK is the most popular destination in the European Union for overseas firms. However, there is concern over how […]

December 3, 2016   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Communications, Business Development, Business Finance, Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Digital Business, Growing Business, Growing Economy, Growing Jobs, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Marketing, Professional Services, Search Engines, Uncategorized  No Comments

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn

Microsoft is buying the professional networking website LinkedIn for just over £18 billion in cash. The software giant will pay $196 a share – a premium of almost 50% to Friday’s closing share price. The deal will help Microsoft boost sales of its business and email software. Microsoft said that LinkedIn would retain its “distinct […]

November 23, 2016   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Communications, Business Development, Business Growth, Business Services, Connected Business, Digital Business, Global Business, Growing Business, New Business Development, Online Business Growth, Uncategorized  No Comments

Five winning tips from tech ceos

What does it take to be a winning internet entrepreneur? The counter intuitive advice to fail – “fail fast”, “fail often”, “fail better” – is often heard from the lips of internet entrepreneurs. Jimmy Wales, cofounder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, really believes it. “The first version of Wikipedia was called Nupedia,” recalls Mr Wales. “It […]

December 7, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Survival, Business Win, Digital Business, Ecommerce Business, New Business Development, Online Business Growth, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses, Winning Websites  No Comments

Website Design Cheltenham helps Floortex win Queens Award for Innovation

Website Design Cheltenham is delighted to have helped one of our clients- Floortex to win a Queens Award for Innovation. On the Queen’s birthday- Tuesday 21st April Floortex were named as winners of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. Floortex received their Award for International Trade as a […]

April 24, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Ecommerce Business, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Marketing, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Search Engine Optimisation, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business, Winning Websites  No Comments

eBay third quarter sales and profits rise

eBay has reported a rise in third quarter sales and profits- as more consumers used it’s website, as well as its payment service PayPal.Net profit for the three months to the end of September rose 14% from a year earlier, to $718 million (£445 million), eBay said. Net revenues rose 15% to $3.4 billion. The […]

October 24, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Digital Business, Ecommerce Business, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Websites  No Comments

Zara owner Inditex profits rise 32%

The world’s largest clothing retailer, Inditex-  which owns Zara, has posted a jump in first half profit after opening new stores and gaining new customers.Inditex reported a net profit of 944 million euros (£758 million) for the six months to 31 July, up 32% on the same period last year. Net sales rose 17% to […]

October 17, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Global Businesses, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Mobile phone betting boosts Betfair sales

Betfair has announced a jump in sales- with soaring numbers of people using mobile phones to place bets.The online gaming group saw revenues up 13% to £91.6 million in the three months to 31 July. UK growth was up 23%. The number of bets using mobile phones rose 114%, while revenues generated were up 98%, […]

October 10, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Digital Business, Ecommerce Business, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Next sales rise after online shopping growth

Next- the clothing and furnishings retailer, has announced a strong performance from its Directory home shopping business.The online slaes rise offset a fall in sales at its High Street stores. Total sales at Next rose 1.4% for the 13 weeks to 28 April. Sales at its online Directory home shopping brand rose 11.8% in the […]

July 13, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Uncategorized  No Comments