Company News Archive

  • Monday 15 December 2014

    Shares in MySale, the online fashion sales site backed by tycoons Sir Philip Green and Mike Ashley, slumped by almost half after a profits warning today.

  • Monday 15 December 2014

    Pasty and sausage roll maker Greggs served up another profits upgrade today after favourable weather and new ranges helped boost sales.

  • Monday 15 December 2014

    Carpetright's new boss vowed to broaden the appeal of the floor coverings business today after admitting it was seen as too value focused.

  • Monday 15 December 2014

    GLACIER Energy Services is targeting growth in the Middle East and Asia Pacific as it forms a new business division.

  • Monday 15 December 2014

    GAP Group has received £6 million of bank funding to launch its new vehicle hire business.

  • Monday 15 December 2014

    AS midwinter approaches an entrepreneur highlights the challenges involved in operating a gardening business in Scotland when the country is under a blanket of snow.

  • Monday 15 December 2014
  • Sunday 14 December 2014

    Irvine Bay Regeneration Company (IBRC), the largest by area of the urban regeneration organisations established in the 2000s to counter market failure and social deprivation, is to be wound up by 2017, with its functions to be assumed by North Ayrshire Council.

  • Sunday 14 December 2014

    A pair of Scots entrepreneurs who claim to have invented the world's most comfortable and convenient travel pillow have signed a distribution deal with a leading travel goods retailer.

  • Sunday 14 December 2014

    A support and encouragement network for young entrepreneurs that started as a project at a Stirling high school three years ago has held its first "global summit" in Abu Dhabi.

  • Sunday 14 December 2014

    In his first interview since Pelamis went into administration, founder Dr Richard Yemm talks to Sunday Herald Business Editor Colin Donald about the future of the wave power sector.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    Scotland missed out on a new public listing during the autumn due to the referendum uncertainty, a leading legal adviser has said.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    ABERDEEN City Council and hospitality group Marriott International have completed their agreement to deliver an £18 million hotel at the city's Marischal Square development, aimed at guests staying for at least five nights.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    HARGREAVES Services has warned the falling price of coal means it is only targeting a break even result from its extensive Scottish mining operations during its next financial year.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    Scotland missed out on a new public listing during the autumn due to the referendum uncertainty, a leading legal adviser has said.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    ARRIA NLG has highlighted the growing industry applications of its technology as annual results showed a narrowing of losses.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    A powerful union representing 42,000 employees of Lloyds Banking Group has alleged that its frontline workers are denied extra pay unless they push products to customers, casting doubt on the bank's pledge to clean up incentive schemes and stamp out mis-selling.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    SHARES in Weir Group have been upgraded by brokers at Canaccord Genuity.

  • Saturday 13 December 2014

    EDINBURGH Worldwide Investment Trust has cited a "seemingly indiscriminate" sell-off in technology and biotechnology stocks during the spring as a key factor in its under-performance of its benchmark index during its financial year to October 31.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    A division of Iomart is providing the cloud hosting for a new social content sharing site which is backed by the original publishers of Angry Birds.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    Housebuilder Bellway said trading has returned to a more normal seasonal pattern, with reservations taken since August 1 averaging 147 a week.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    SOME of Scotland's most prominent brewers have called on the Scottish Government to adopt new English legislation that will end to the controversial beer tie for tenanted pubs.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    PLEXUS Holdings, the oil and gas technology firm, has moved to dampen concern over the falling price of oil, stressing that the medium to long term prospects for the industry remain healthy.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    WOOD Group has said that oil and gas firms are re-considering their spending plans for 2015 following the fall in the oil price, with an impact on the service sector.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    INDEPENDENT venture capital investors Albion Ventures and Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) have invested a total of £3.2 million in health technology company Exco InTouch, which has grown revenues by 66 per cent over the last year.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    UNDERSEA communication specialist Nautronix has seen turnover jump by 15 per cent year on year in the 12 months to June 30, but noted that a £2.4 million inter-company write-off dragged down profit for the period.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    MIKE Ashley's Sports Direct International is investing in a 30,000 square feet extension at one of its major Scottish city stores as it continues to look at ways to expand its high street presence in the UK and abroad.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    SCOTTISH born SuperGroup chief executive Euan Sutherland has launched a sweeping review of the retailer's operations less than two months after taking charge.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    WELSH based investor Richard Griffiths has upped his stake in Scottish online dating company Cupid to more than 10 per cent.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    PREMIER Inn and coffee shop chain Costa are showing no signs of coming off the boil after owner Whitbread revealed more buoyant sales figures today.