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Online sales giants EKM and fulfilmentcrowd join forces

Preston-based EKM and Chorley-based fulfilmentcrowd have formed a partnership to streamline online sales for ecommerce businesses. EKM has developed software which enables clients to easily build ecommerce websites, with hosting, content management, payments, product sourcing and marketing advice all included.…

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Sugden expansion News

New home will power Sugden to international growth

Sugden has secured £600,000 funding which will be invested in a move to a purpose-built 35,000 sq ft factory at Pendle Court. The business, which manufacturers the machinery used in making muffins, crumpets and potato cakes, will also create 10…

Richard Gregory CircleLoop Appointments

Richard Gregory joins CircleLoop

Cloud-based phone system specialist CircleLoop has appointed Richard Gregory to advise on future growth. Richard was previously Managing Director of digital agency Latitude, director of Tech Nation and a Manchester Digital council member. He currently advises a number of scale-ups including Ruler…

Dave Preston OFFiGO News

OFFiGO to launch after pilot success

A Blackpool-based website and app which puts consumers in touch with local shops, restaurants and places to visit is planning a full launch following the success of its year-long trial period. OFFiGO has been promoting daily offers and events since…

Coronation Candy Loynds candy cane News

Bespoke candy cane machine will aid international sales

A new machine capable of producing 300,000 candy canes per day has begun production in Blackpool, giving local firms the chance to tap into a £4bn market. The bespoke equipment is a joint investment between Coronation Candy, Blackpool’s largest rock making…

TM Legal Services Blackpool EZ News

TM Legal Services expands into larger offices

Following significant growth and with plans to recruit again, TM Legal Services has moved into new offices at Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone. The firm has relocated its entire operation from Whitehills Business Park into 13,111 sq ft offices at Viscount…

Dr Andy Pickard Lancaster University Featured advice

New technologies are building momentum and will deliver more economic growth

By Dr Andy Pickard, Centre for Global Eco-Innovation – Lancaster University Heating in homes, offices and industry accounts for 32 per cent of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. In 2008’s Climate Change Act a series of carbon budgets were written…

Bank of Dave Fishwick News

Crowdfunding could help Bank of Dave become a reality

Burnley entrepreneur Dave Fishwick is to utilise crowdfunding to make his dream of opening a UK bank become reality. Dave, who runs Burnley Savings and Loans Limited (BSAL), made headlines when he starred in his own TV show looking into the…

Ian Thornton-Bryar The Lancashire Witches Walk Guide News

Witch walks author wins copyright case

Ian Thornton-Bryar has won an intellectual property case against Lancashire County Council after they published extensive extracts from his Pendle witch walking guide on its website. The The Lancashire Witches Walk author has been awarded damages of £19,187, plus costs, after…

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