Boohoo boosted by record Black Friday sales

Shares of Manchester-based online fashion giant Boohoo Group plc edged 2% higher on Tuesday after it issued a positive trading update that included a “record performance…


Welcome to Yorkshire appoints new CEO

Troubled tourism agency Welcome to Yorkshire announced on Monday that former sports journalist James Mason has been appointed as its new chief executive. The 41-year-old,…


Leeds rental development secures £96m loan

Build-to-rent (BTR) developer Moda Living and investor Apache Capital Partners said they secured a £96 million loan from LaSalle Investment Management to kick-start construction on…






Sunderland sofa firm ScS says order intake falls

The chairman of Sunderland-based furniture and floorings retailer ScS Group told the firm’s AGM on Wednesday that “ongoing economic and political uncertainties” are continuing to impact…






















Man Utd debt soars 55% to £384m

New York-listed Manchester United said on Monday its revenue edged slightly higher to £135.4 million in its fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2019 —…





Peel hails go-ahead for 4,300-job Doncaster plan

Manchester-based regeneration firm Peel L&P said Doncaster Council approved construction of a 3.5 million sq ft advanced manufacturing and logistics development at Doncaster Sheffield Airport…


Stobart Group suspends dividend to invest

Shares of Carlisle-based energy, airports and civil engineering firm Stobart Group fell about 5% on Thursday after it suspended its dividend to conserve cash and…


Brexit takes another bite out of Asda sales

Walmart’s Leeds-based subsidiary Asda — which is considering a future UK stock market listing — said on Thursday that concerns over Brexit “continue to negatively affect customer…