Retail

High-achiever Olli gets the entrepreneurial bug at 13 and now juggles uni with clothing brand

Olli Smith will never forget his first business pitch. He was 13. The young entrepreneur had hand-delivered business cards... READ MORE »

From Dorset to the world as childhood buddies launch eCommerce site packed with cool items

A new eCommerce store featuring an online collection of ‘curated’ and ‘created’ lifestyle and homeware goods is hoping... READ MORE »

Cause for celebration – literally – as new party shop officially opens its doors in Bournemouth

Get ready to party with the opening of a brand new shop in Bournemouth. Party Boutique officially opened its doors this month... READ MORE »

What a pick me up after lockdown as American TV actress tells hair stylist: ‘You are a rockstar’

An award-winning hair salon, which has undergone a £60,000 makeover, received the perfect pick me up after weeks in lockdown... READ MORE »

Biz News round-up with Jimmy’s Iced Coffee, Peeks, Portland Business Recovery and BOFA

Beach backdrop for Jimmy’s Iced Coffee TV ad Jimmy’s Iced Coffee is airing a beachside TV ad this month after securing... READ MORE »

Laundry company launches new ‘virtual hotel’ with fine dining and sommelier room service

“Two jackets for dry cleaning, three shirts to be laundered and pressed and a beef bourguignon and bottle of Rioja... READ MORE »

A cut above: ‘Crazy’ times as butcher Paul races to keep up with demand during the lockdown

As far back as he can remember Paul Keating had his heart set on becoming a butcher. A lover of the outdoors – and pursuits... READ MORE »

New name, look and feel for an old favourite as craft centre owners map out a fresh future

A West Dorset community of independently-run craft businesses has a new look, feel and name. Redlands Yard is the new name... READ MORE »

Boxer Gemma hopes for knockout win as her gym clothing company goes up for top award

Boxer Gemma Ruegg is hoping for a knockout win – but outside the ring – as she squares up against a global brand... READ MORE »

John is one very fishy character – and he’ll take that as a great compliment to his many skills!

There’s something very fishy about John Bell. But read on. Because for someone known to his hundreds of customers as simply... READ MORE »