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Sleep sells: how mattress companies woke up to the science of slumber | Business to business

Simba’s founder, Steve Reid can’t resist. “It’s a traditionally sleepy sector,” he chuckles, describing the mattress business. Though maybe it isn’t these days, thanks partially to organisations like his. Reid is the co-founder of Simba, an organization that calls itself “Europe’s leading high-tech sleep brand”. Launched by Reid and co-founders …

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This Brexit deal would be a disaster for innovators and entrepreneurs | Deborah Meaden | Opinion

You don’t achieve enterprise by settling for second finest, and profitable entrepreneurs don’t roll over and settle for defeat. That’s why I’m so baffled by Carolyn Fairbairn’s give up on Brexit. Writing within the Financial Times at present Fairbairn, who heads the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and is meant …

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Subscription suds: can a detergent-by-post model challenge the big brands? | Business to business

Paula Quazi is discussing detergent. The former vice-president of promoting for Unilever Europe, claims there hasn’t been the innovation or product growth you’d anticipate for a sector of this dimension (the laundry detergent market is price £1.7bn in the UK), and accuses manufacturers of simply “repackaging up the present providing …

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Need for speed: who will win the race to market, startups or big firms? | Business to business

In immediately’s fast-moving world, the potential for companies to quickly innovate and adapt could be essential. Startups, due to their dimension, are ready to be nimble and dynamic – however they’ve a excessive charge of failure. Big firms, on the different hand, have sources however can generally be slow-moving. In …

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‘Everyone I know buys vintage’: the Depop sellers shaking up fashion | Business

Caitlin Young is one among thousands and thousands of youngsters and 20-somethings who’re shaking up the fashion business by digging out their mother and father’ cast-offs, raiding charity outlets and scanning boot gross sales to construct mini companies on-line. Young picks up 1990s and “Y2K” early 2000s “vintage” gear from …

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