Liverpool-headquartered Shop Direct is to close its Bolton-based Littlewoods Clearance business, which comprises seven UK stores branded The Outlet, websites including Bargain Crazy, a fulfilment centre and head office.

Pete Metcalfe

Pete Metcalfe has been appointed Managing Director of Carat Manchester, completing a meteoric rise that  started when he joined the group as a graduate less than 10 years ago.


Airtasker, a fast-growing Australian start-up that has already secured £36m of investment, is launching in Leeds.

Today we can reveal four of the leading industry firms who will be appearing in the eCommerce Theatre at the eCommerce Show North (eCSN), which returns to Event City in Manchester on November 6th and 7th 2018.

Mathew Street

Liverpool City Council has appointed a team to produce a landmark vision and investment strategy for the area around Mathew Street, home to the legendary Cavern Club.


Leeds agency Fusion Unlimited has been appointed by Scotts & Co, the owners of the nationwide multi-channel retail businesses Scotts of Stow, Bloom and SkimGuard.


Radio indie Made in Manchester is producing a fast turnaround documentary marking 60 years of iconic children’s programme Blue Peter.

The Northern Digital Awards returns to Yorkshire for a fourth year in January - and the deadline for entries is fast approaching.

fulfilmentcrowd and EKM have agreed a deal, which they believe will streamline the customer experience for online stores.

Jonathan Doidge has been announced as BBC Radio Leeds’ new cricket correspondent for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.


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