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November 22, 2023
LSB Ethnic Minority business funding report

LSB Ethnic minority business lending Report: Bridging the Finance Gap 

This report by the Lending Standards Board presents considerations for firms as they look to address challenges relating to access and inclusion for ethnic minority-led businesses. Systemic and structural changes need to be considered to address issues of access and inclusion, and traditional industry standards have so far perpetuated an exclusive lending model that fails to match the requirements of a diverse and evolving UK economy.
July 9, 2019

Primark Founder and Chairman, Arthur Ryan dies at 83.

He was born in Cork Ireland to an insurance clerk in 1935, and went to the Synge Street CBS in Dublin after moving to the city with his family. He later emigrated to London and entered the genteel world of gentlemen's tailoring as a tie buyer at Swan & Edgar. He also worked for London fashion wholesaler Carr & McDonald. From there, he returned to Dublin to work at Dunnes Stores.
May 28, 2019

Why Brit businesses are taking the nosedive and what emerging ones are doing to stay afloat.

"They're not embracing digital channels and delivering a consistent experience across all the channels. In their mind, there is still the offline and online world, when in reality consumers don't notice that divide, they expect to see and experience the same message, offer or promotion at any touch point, seamlessly,"
December 20, 2018
Fashion Fair Cosmetics in liquidation

Fashion fair cosmetics another pioneer brand pushed out of market.

Something is definitely going on at Fashion fair cosmetics. Every indication points that Fashion fair cosmetics in has gone into administration. Speculations began since early summer […]