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French clothing manufacturer, Lemahieu, chooses Infor to support growth

French clothing and underwear designer and manufacturer, Lemahieu, started its Digital Transformation with Infor to integrate complex business processes within a cloud solution, streamlining its production operations and benefitting its entire ecosystem, from users to consumers and distributors....


Volta Trucks responds to the UK Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Transport scale-up, Volta Trucks, builds electric trucks for sustainable cities. Its zero emission powertrains eliminate harmful pollution that causes climate change. Duncan Forrester, Chief Communications Officer at Volta Trucks, talks about the company’s reaction to the UK Transport...


UK start-up targets US$3.5 trillion global health food market in latest investment round

A UK start-up company specialising in the production of healthy food products which provide a long-term solution to elevated blood glucose levels has launched a new funding round as it seeks to stem the rise of Type 2 Diabetes.  Based in Norwich, The Smarter Food Company has developed a...


Lumen expands its fibre network in Europe

As the 4th Industrial Revolution continues to accelerate business demand for high-speed broadband and presence in the cloud, Lumen Technologies has expanded its fibre network infrastructure in Europe, strengthening its service capabilities in France, Switzerland and Spain. These strategic network...


Eighty-two percent of UK businesses took COVID-19 financial hit

Eighty-two percent of UK SMEs have taken a financial hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, on average UK SMEs have lost just under £192,000 in revenue. With 13% losing £500,000 or more, according to new data from freelance platform, Fiverr. The study,...


Fashion tech start-up closes Series C to consolidate leadership positions across Europe

Perwyn, a family-backed private equity and growth capital investor, is pleased to have led a US$30 million Series C funding round in Lookiero, an online personal shopping service. Founded in 2015 by Oier Urrutia, Lookiero combines the expertise of personal shoppers and a deep understanding of its...


Phishing and web-based attacks are the most common among Europe’s SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have become a desired target for many hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, phishing and web-based attacks were the most common among Europe’s small and medium enterprises last year. Phishing...


Buildots continues expansion with push into Germany

AI construction technology start-up, Buildots, has announced its expansion to the German market, having been selected by Osnabrück-based contractor, MBN GmbH, to manage its project controls and workflow processes on site. MBN will be utilising the Buildots platform initially on the...


British workers have picked up at least two new career driven rituals during lockdown

A new study by Hitachi Capital Business Finance of 1,500 British workers in small businesses revealed that 74% have developed new rituals during lockdown, with the average worker picking up at least two new habits. The most common habit was spending significantly more time developing their online...


Start-up, Glovo, chooses digital voice solutions from Orange Business Services to help expand customer experience globally

Delivery service start-up, Glovo, headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, has engaged Orange Business Services to support its global expansion plans with a wide range of contact centre and telephony services. Initially launched in a few Spanish cities, Glovo has rapidly expanded after successful...


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