Retail

Planners give the green light to second phase of Landsec’s £45m investment in Gunwharf Quays

Planning permission for the second phase of Landsec’s £45 million investment in Gunwharf Quays has been granted by Portsmouth City Council. The new phase focuses on... READ MORE »

Pandemic pivot sees sparkling sales for Alresford's Brush Baby

Dominique Tillen's move online during lockdown saw sales at child toothbrush retailer Brush Baby shine The pandemic was make-or break for many South East firms with... READ MORE »

From roots in lockdown boredom, Chiara's Southampton floristry business flourishes

The year is 2020. With lockdowns in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many are turning to gardening as a past-time. Among them is Chiara Nash, the now-Owner of... READ MORE »

Gallery: Lewis-Manning opens new House Clearance shop in Highcliffe

Lewis-Manning Hospice Care has opened its doors to a new retail House Clearance Shop in Highcliffe, at 288 Lymington Road in the town. The shop was officially opened by... READ MORE »

Shining investment! Andover's Portway Domestic Appliances installs 114 solar panels

Portway Domestic Appliances (PDA), the Andover-based national domestic and commercial appliance supplier, is investing in green energy technology in a move to cut costs... READ MORE »

Portsmouth family’s ‘mouth-watering’ long lost recipes are funding pumps across Africa & Asia

A Portsmouth teacher is raising money for water pumps across Africa and Asia by selling her family cookbook, thought lost for 30 years. The Road From Karachi: Indian and... READ MORE »

Mobile phone retailer Prestige Telecom Group is tapping into an untapped market

At the turn of the millennium, mobile phone shops dominated the high street as the consumer and B2B markets approached their peak. Then came a period of consolidation... READ MORE »

World’s first foldaway toilet frame puts architectural engineer Monty in line for top award

It all started when Monty Ravenscroft, an architectural engineer from Selborne near Alton, was working on a tiny property in southeast London. He had to get creative in... READ MORE »

‘Paw-ty’ time as Pup Up Café for dogs comes to Southampton on Valentine’s tour

Get loved up for a paw-ty as a Pup Up Café bringing dog communities together comes to Southampton next month. The breed specific dog event is travelling the UK with... READ MORE »

Jisp celebrates 327 per cent boost in retail sales as MD Ilann promises ‘lots more to come in 2024’

Retail tech company Jisp has capped off a record-breaking year thanks to its Scan & Save mobile app. The Alton business saw retail sales grow 327 per cent in 2023... READ MORE »