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Debbie Pierce
Michael Oliver

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Licensing specialist Character World has agreed a deal with international toy company Hasbro to produce bedroom accessories across its range of franchises.

Cheadle-based manufacturer Character World is targeting European expansion after landing product licences for two world-famous videogame brands.

North West businesses have to be flexible and be prepared to adapt quickly to market conditions if they want to survive and prosper.

One Direction bedding sets are to be produced by a Cheshire textiles company.

Freshrewards, previously part of Cheadle-based events management company the Fresh Group, has been sold to its shareholders and management team. Freshrewards co-founders Keith Herman and Peter Pantelides led the Management buyout and are due to rebrand the company, INSPIRE.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

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Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.