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Start-up allowing local shops to list on Google raises £2m

Retail tech start-up NearSt, which makes a retail shop's inventory visible in online searches, has r...

Cosmetics giant Avon appoints Karen McElhatton as CTO

Cosmetics giant Avon has announced the appointment of Karen McElhatton as Chief Technology Officer. ...

US expansion planned for FinTech automating charity donations

The food delivery sub-sector is one of only a handful enjoying a bumper year in 2020, and a London s...

Whirli raises £4m to bring kids toys into the sharing economy

A new service hoping to reduce the waste caused by children's toys has raised new funding to expand ...

My ‘scary’ decision to ditch finance world for furniture dream

Deirdre McGettrick was a rising star in London’s investment banking scene.  As vice preside...

IRP Commerce makes Deloitte Fast 50 again

Having previously won seven Deloitte Fast 50 awards (in Ireland, the UK and EMEA), IRP Commerce is c...

AI-based online business lender Outfund raises £37m

FinTech business lender Outfund has announced the close of a £37m late seed round of capital, inclu...

Beauty-focussed social app exits stealth mode with £4.8m funding

A new social commerce app for the beauty industry has exited stealth mode with the announcement of ...

Peak tops 100 eCommerce Trailblazers ranking for 2020

Peak has been crowned the UK’s most innovative company in retail after securing backing from both ...

100 eCommerce Trailblazers: Q&A with Peak CEO Richard Potter

After Peak topped our 100 eCommerce Trailblazers ranking, we asked co-founder and CEO Richard Potter...

100 eCommerce Trailblazers: Q&A with OnBuy CEO Cas Paton

After OnBuy finished second in our 100 eCommerce Trailblazers ranking with its fast-growing eCommerc...

Yorkshire cybersecurity expert issues Black Friday warning to businesses

The CEO of Leeds-based cybersecurity and website performance specialists RapidSpike has issued a war...