Business

#ShopCardiff week launches to support city’s independent retailers

#ShopCardiff week launches to support city’s independent retailers
March 21, 2013 No Comments »

Shoppers in Cardiff are being challenged to shun big-name chain stores and buy only from independent traders in a new online campaign. City residents are being urged to only buy from independent shops for the whole of next week to ... Read More »

Former Cardiff tram depot goes on the market

Former Cardiff tram depot goes on the market
March 20, 2013 No Comments »

It once bustled with trams in Cardiff’s yesteryear. But a listed former transport depot close to the city centre has now been put up for sale. Cardiff council has instructed international property consultants DTZ to market the former depot and ... Read More »

Tesco ‘refuses’ to contribute to Wellfield Road Christmas lights display

Tesco ‘refuses’ to contribute to Wellfield Road Christmas lights display
February 8, 2013 2 Comments »

Supermarket giant Tesco has been accused of refusing to contribute to a Christmas lights display on a city high street. The Wellfield Road Traders Association, which organises the festive decoration of the Roath street every year, branded the retail chain ... Read More »

Former Cardiff home of Ivor Novello sold for office space

Former Cardiff home of Ivor Novello sold for office space
January 10, 2013 No Comments »

The former Cardiff residence of composer and film actor Ivor Novello has been snapped up for close to its £350,000 asking price – and is to be leased as office space. Novello House at 11 Cathedral Road, was lived in ... Read More »

Primark to take over city centre BHS store

Primark to take over city centre BHS store
January 8, 2013 No Comments »

Budget fashion chain Primark is planning to restore the façade of a city centre building to reflect its historic heritage, when it relocates from its current Queen Street outlet later this year. It was reported in December that Primark was ... Read More »

Small businesses urged to take part in council consultation

Small businesses urged to take part in council consultation
January 8, 2013 No Comments »

Small businesses in Cardiff are being urged to take part in an online consultation into how the city’s council works with them. Cardiff council’s economy and culture scrutiny committee is carrying out the inquiry, and is appealing for small businesses ... Read More »

Dozens of jobs lost after Cardiff club night Mode is dropped

Dozens of jobs lost after Cardiff club night Mode is dropped
December 12, 2012 1 Comment »

An entertainment management company says dozens of jobs are to be lost after a Cardiff nightclub dropped a popular student event. Student event Mode, held on Tuesdays at Revolution, was cancelled by the Castle Street club before the final week ... Read More »

Cardiff has good for work-life balance but poor health, jobs and income, says report

Cardiff has good for work-life balance but poor health, jobs and income, says report
November 21, 2012 No Comments »

A poor showing in jobs, income and health has put Cardiff in the bottom half of a new index which measures “good growth” among UK cities. The Good Growth for Cities report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Demos measures the performance ... Read More »

Hotel Chocolat to open in The Hayes

Hotel Chocolat to open in The Hayes
November 16, 2012 No Comments »

Chocolate lovers rejoice – a new high-end chocolate store is set to open in Cardiff. Selling the likes of Pink Champagne Truffles, Mulled Wine Truffles, Caramel Liquid Chocolat and Penne Cocoa Pasta, Hotel Chocolat is set to take over the ... Read More »

Cardiff Hamleys store opens

Cardiff Hamleys store opens
November 15, 2012 No Comments »

It’s the world’s most famous toy store which for more than 250 years has put smiles on children’s faces – and today it opens in Cardiff. A host of children’s entertainers and costumed characters will celebrate the opening of toy ... Read More »