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Russia’s largest internet company, Yandex, is teaming up with Leeds-based Search Laboratory to help British fashion retailers sell online in Russia and highlight why the market has such huge potential.

Crash.net, the UK motorsport online content specialists have brought in Boutique Digital to help develop and deliver organic search traffic to their site.

Online ticketing platform Fatsoma is targeting sales of £30m after securing a "substantial" new investment from the North West Fund for Digital & Creative. The Manchester-based company operates the UK’s fastest-growing event ticketing platform, using social media to sell tickets for event promoters, venue owners and festival organisers.

De Vere Golf, which is headquartered in Warrington, is increasing its online presence, with a new stand-alone website.
It’s been designed by Equator, with the digital agency briefed to come up with a site which helped visitors research De Vere golf courses and hotels as well as being able to take online bookings.

UKFast is redeveloping its Manchester headquarters to create a “unique working environment” for its 200 employees.
This includes a new Child and Parent Zone, which was opened by Women and Equalities Minister, Jo Swinson.

The Landing and Level39 have signed a partnership agreement so that members can access both spaces.
Level39 is Europe’s largest accelerator space for finance, retail and future cities technology companies. Its based on the 39th floor of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf.

Sunderland AFC are offering a free online multimedia service through Stream UK.

SAFSee will enable supporters to listen to online audio commentary of all the club’s games and they will also be able to watch match highlights, interviews, features and coverage of the Academy.

TheEword has boosted staff numbers to 30, with the appointment of 8 new staff, including senior SEO and PPC executives.
The agency, based in Trafford Park started out with a team of just 2 in 2006.

Clubs including The Hacienda and Cream will be celebrated tonight in a live streaming world first through a partnership between Channel 4 and Red Bull.
31 simultaneous live streams will be broadcast through the Channel 4 website from the EDF London Eye. It’s the highest number of live streams a broadcaster has ever hosted.

Exploding chipmunks feature in a tongue-in-cheek digital campaign created by Code Computerlove for the Electrical Safety Council.

The video will be promoted through social media and underlines the dangers of buying “dodgy, knockoff” electrical equipment. There will be a “modest” Facebook advertising campaign and users will be encouraged to share the video virally.

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