Fax the way we like to order in our groceries!

A family-owned grocers in the South has seen a boom in orders thanks to a blend of old-fashioned personal service and online technology. Fifth-generation Dike & Son has bucked the retail trend by not having to furlough or lay off any of its 75 staff during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Business boom in Boscombe

A row of retail units in Boscombe built by DWP Housing Partnership is now completely occupied – and boosting the local economy. The development also included 51 residential apartments which were snapped up earlier in the year, and now the commercial element is thriving too. The businesses include a board game café, chiropractic clinic, bicycle sales and repair shop, gift … Read More

Yellows in retail therapy

Yellow Buses provided transport on Poole’s digital super-highway to bring retailers and IT gurus together in a ‘Digital meets Retail’ day. Mandy Payne, Borough of Poole’s Economic Development Officer, realised that shopkeepers rarely had time to visit IT experts. So she asked if Yellow Buses could provide free transport for a day so that the experts could visit the retailers. … Read More