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The easy sell: retail is the best industry for start-ups

RETAIL is — statistically — the best industry in which to start a business in the UK. Analysis by cloud accounting company Ember shows that...
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The Monsoon Accessorize Trust continues support for Afghanistan education projects

THE MONSOON Accessorize Trust has been supporting education projects for Afghani women and children over the past two decades — and says it will...

Reporting tool uses data to help marketers gauge brand connection

GLOBAL staffing partner Elevate has launched Impact, a data-driven reporting tool that enables marketers to evaluate the effectiveness of event activation in real-time. The Impact...

Surprise as hacker returns millions and pledges to pay everything back

THE HACKER behind a major cryptocurrency heist has returned almost half of the stolen assets, worth £433m. The firm that was hacked, Poly Network, appealed...

World’s first crowdfunded, climate-neutral sneakers — with caffeine

HELSINKI-BASED eco-startup Rens has launched vegan, waterproof sneakers produced from coffee grounds and recycled plastic. The firm released “every-day” sneakers made from 21 cups of...

Clean hands, clear conscience: a bank that drives green transition

Kommunalkredit Austria AG has ambitious goals, high ethical standards — and the dynamism to follow-through on major infrastructure projects. BV bailed-up CEO Bernd Fislage...

Stand and deliver: CitySprint puts out a call for new drivers

UK SAME-DAY distribution company CitySprint is looking for 600 couriers with small or large vans — across the country. They will join the 3,500 vans,...

‘Commission-free’ investment platform expected in Q3 2021

FINTECH start-up Lightyear is offering Europe’s first commission-free investment platform. Set to start rolling out in Q3 2021, Lightyear marries multi-currency accounts with unlimited access...

The UK valley of the ‘decacorns’ comes alive with new entrants

THE UK RANKS third globally for $10bn tech businesses, with a total of 12 — behind the US, which has 157, and China, 38. The...

Israel ice cream row heats up

ICE CREAM maker Ben & Jerry's is to end sales in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The firm intends to construct a different distribution...

Data do or data don’t? MIT study sees benefits for decision-making

A REPORT by MIT’s Technology Review Insights indicates that decision-makers tend to excel when they deploy analytics and machine learning. The report, produced in association...

Cement industry aims to cut carbon with new initiative

IF THE cement industry were to be considered as a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world — surpassed only by...