UK shares continue to recover ground as Carphone profits jump

UK shares have continued to regain some of the ground lost in the wake of the Brexit vote as Dixon Carphone’s profiits jumped by 17 pc. After rising 2.6% on Tuesday, the FTSE 100 share index opened up 1.6% at 6,240.31. The more UK focused FTSE 250 index rose 1.6% in early trade. On Tuesday […]

June 29, 2016  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Win, Digital Business, Exporting Businesses, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Nike profits up 20% in last quarter

Nike, the world’s leading maker of sporting goods, reported a 20% year on year rise in net profit for the three months ending in November. Profitable income for the period came to £530 million. Future orders for deliveries from December to April 2016 – which is a key measure for Nike – also beat expectations, […]

February 13, 2016  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

British universities’ business incubator rated world’s best

A group of British universities has been rated the best in the world at helping scientists turn their creativity into cash. The SETsquared Partnership – a collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey – was ranked “Number One” by respected independent research group, University Business Incubators (UBI). UBI analysed more than […]

December 11, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Growth, Business Win, Digital Business, Global Businesses, Growing Businesses, Growing Jobs, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses  No Comments

Burger King gets boost in sales from chicken fries

Burger King has credited the return of its “chicken fries” for helping to drive a better than expected rise in second quarter sales. The deep fried chicken strips, first launched in 2005, were taken off the menu in 2012, but were reintroduced after customers demanded their return. “The ongoing guest outcries reached a point where […]

August 7, 2015  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Apple posts record third quarter on iPhone sales

Apple has reported another jump in profits as demand for iPhones soared. The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35% on a year ago, with Mac computer sales up 9% to 4.8 million. Profits rose 38% to £6.87 billion, while revenue was up 33% to £32 billion. The […]

July 28, 2015  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Nike increases it’s profits by quarter

Sportswear maker Nike reported a 24% increase in profit from selling more high end shoes and clothes. The company said net income rose to £550 million in the three months to the end of May, an increase from £465 million a year earlier. The results were better than many analyst expectations’. Nike saw growing demand […]

June 25, 2015  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Sporting Success, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Nationwide’s profits double to £1 billion

The Nationwide building society has reported a 54% rise in annual pre tax profit to £1.04 billion. The Nationawide has also regained its position as the UK’s second largest mortgage lender-  the building society reported a profits of £677 million last year. Nationwide also announced its chief executive, Graham Beale, would retire next year after […]

June 2, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Sales, Business Win, Ecommerce Business, Finance Business, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Vodafone grows 4G sales and profits

Mobile phone company Vodafone has reported a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services. Profits for 2014 also received a significant boost from the sale of Vodafone’s US Verizon business and comes as the network reported core earnings for the year to 31 March […]

May 25, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Digital Business, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  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 […]

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Rolls Royce wins record £6 billion engine order

Rolls Royce has won an order from Emirates to supply engines for its super jumbo fleet. Rolls Royce has received its largest order to date, worth £6.1 billion, to supply engines for 50 Emirates A380 planes. It will be the first time the engineering giant has made engines for the Gulf carrier’s super-jumbo fleet. The […]

April 17, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments