Retail

“I just love it” says Sahra as Flaming Nora’s becomes newest independent retailer at KINGLAND

“It’s honestly been absolutely crazy.” So say Sahra and Dayne Ward about the last 12 months for their business, Flaming Nora’s. And with good reason. As Sahra... READ MORE »

Bobby’s is watertight for first time in over 50 years thanks to £5.6 million investment

One of Bournemouth’s best-known buildings has been made watertight for the first time in over 50 years thanks to a £5.6 million investment. After two and a half years... READ MORE »

Paralysed former soldier defies medical experts to build fast-growing brand

A Special Forces soldier who was shot through the neck and is paralysed from the head down has astonished the medical profession by building himself a fast-growing brand... READ MORE »

Beyond Retail tap into growth at Aviation Business Park as new unit sets them up for £100m turnover

Bathroom, kitchen and heating business Beyond Retail is targeting £100 million turnover by 2026 after acquiring a new warehouse at Bournemouth Airport’s Aviation... READ MORE »

AUB’s next generation of architects seek inspiration from firms leading works at Bobby’s Bournemouth

Just shy of 60 lucky third year Architecture students at Arts University Bournemouth descended on Bobby & Co recently to hear from those leading the renovation works... READ MORE »

Rebecca used lockdown to take the next steps on her beauty business journey, now she’s training the next generation

In 2020, while many of us were learning to cook or practising TikTok dances, Rebecca Walton was busy at work on her new lashes and eyebrow salon in Poole: IlluminEye... READ MORE »

Stewarts Garden Centres chooses Lewis-Manning for its charity of the year

Stewarts Garden Centres have chosen Lewis-Manning Hospice Care to be their charity of the year for their Christchurch and Broomhill branches. Hospice staff visited the... READ MORE »

The Dolphin Poole and partners launch new support hub

The Dolphin Poole is aiming to expand its community offering with the launch of Access Wellbeing Poole. The new support hub, operating from the old Eco Hub in the Link... READ MORE »

ClickASnap signs with Merchr to help users sell their snaps, with 1,800 signing up in first month

Picture-sharing platform ClickASnap has agreed a new partnership with international print-on-demand business Merchr. The deal connects the Dorset firm to Merchr’s... READ MORE »

One year in business, 100 years of history: Victory Wooden Puzzles are back and better than ever

Victory Wooden Puzzles celebrates its first anniversary this year – but fans will know that its history goes back much further. Andrew Knowles, former CEO of Dorset... READ MORE »