Meet the Business #19 – Grass Direct

Connection Retail is the parent company of Flooring Superstore, Grass Direct and Direct Wood Flooring. As the fastest growing North East flooring retailor, the company have expanded significantly to open numerous retail stores all across the UK – including our home ground of Coventry, West Midlands. The opening of physical stores marks a shift in […]

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Meet the Business # 12: Peteca Nordic

The summer is nearly arriving in Europe, what means starting to program our body (and mind) to enjoy many outside activities as possible. Together with it, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro makes 2016 much more sportive. Thinking about it, the Scandinavian independent business Peteca Nordic , based in Norway, decided to bring to Europe a Brazilian […]

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Provide

Custard Factory has always something different to present/introduce to visitors and locals. Whether a music festival or a new indie shop, it’s definitely a place to pop by now and then. A couple of weeks ago, this mecca of cultural events in Digbeth introduced us to another fine business in the area: Provide. Definitely not […]

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Meet the Business #8: Ochremoon

The popularity of yoga is just phenomenal. The recognition of its benefits to mind, body and soul makes this ancient art a lifestyle from many people across the globe. Not surprisingly, it also became one of the most popular business industries nowadays, being definitely a market that is booming with numerous services and products that […]

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Interview with Jake Hollier: Jake’s Coffee Box

“It isn’t everyday you can have your coffee fix from a telephone box.” That’s explains better the authentic concept of Jake’s Coffee Box. The first business of this kind to be set in Birmingham that will be located at the Eden Place, on Colmore  Business District in August. The idea of renting an iconic red […]

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World of Craft Beer # 1: Low Life

Founded in Denmark by the beer enthusiast Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, Evil Twin Brewing was relocated to Brooklyn in 2012 and nowadays this renowned brewery exports to more than 12 different countries besides US. Low Life is one of its stars; a Pilsner beer with 5.5% ABV. A clever woman once said; ‘fair is foul and foul […]

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Meet the Business # 5: Men’s Finest Pocket Square

A nice suit can be an excellent business card, but to get straight to the market it’s essential to have the entire look right. That’s the idea behind Men’s Finest Pocket Square, to make men feel and look good with the help of handmade fashionable pocket squares and bow ties. Based in Liverpool, Men’s Finest Pocket […]

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Meet The Business # 4: Pennychoo

As a genuine supporter of independent businesses, I tend to look for shops that use and abuse of creativity to present their products. Browsing the Internet can be a good way of finding those unique shops and services. That was my experience with Pennychoo, an online shop that sells vintage-inspired greeting cards made, with truly […]

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Meet the Business #1: No Guts, No Glory

DIY has taken seriously Words: Simone Ribeiro | Photos: No Guts, No Glory The recession has been a big problem to all kind of businesses in the country. On the other hand, it has also been the opportunity for an SEO expert`s success story to the local shops and young entrepreneurs being in the spotlight.Obviously, it will depend on how creative and […]

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