Business

Traders voice concern for future of Wood Street shops

Traders voice concern for future of Wood Street shops
August 8, 2012 2 Comments »

Traders in one of Cardiff’s most prominent shopping streets have spoken about their concerns for the area after the closure of two well-known eateries. Noble House Chinese restaurant and Café Novo, beneath St David’s House in Wood Street, opposite the ... Read More »

Cardiff music merchandise firm turns to crowdfunding to fund growing business

Cardiff music merchandise firm turns to crowdfunding to fund growing business
August 8, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff company that helps musicians create products online and sell them to their fans is turning to a crowdfunding website to raise finances. Dizzyjam.com is looking to Crowdcube, which allows lots of people to “micro-invest” in one company, to ... Read More »

Cardiff’s Harry Ramsden’s set to become Wetherspoon’s pub

Cardiff’s Harry Ramsden’s set to become Wetherspoon’s pub
August 2, 2012 8 Comments »

Cardiff’s Harry Ramsden’s looks set to close and be turned into a JD Wetherspoon pub, with the fish and chip chain saying it is in “advanced negotiations” to give up the lease on its Cardiff Bay restaurant. The restaurant, in ... Read More »

Cardiff’s Guy Christian Hair Salon makes it the final of British Hairdressing Business Awards

Cardiff’s Guy Christian Hair Salon makes it the final of British Hairdressing Business Awards
July 19, 2012 2 Comments »

Cardiff hair salon Guy Christian has made it through to the finals of the British Hairdressing Business Awards. The salon, on City Road, is one of six finalists in the website/innovation of the year category, recognising the use on their ... Read More »

Google Business Photos comes to Cardiff

Google Business Photos comes to Cardiff
July 10, 2012 No Comments »

A new project from Google which allows businesses to make panoramic pictures of the inside of their premises available on Google Maps has launched in Cardiff. Google Business Photos – which aims to bring the search giant’s Streetview tours inside ... Read More »

First St Mary Street market hailed a success

First St Mary Street market hailed a success
July 2, 2012 3 Comments »

The first day of a new Cardiff street market based on London’s world-famous Portobello Road has been hailed a success. Packing up after a busy day of trading at the new St Mary Street Cardiff Market, stallholders said customers had ... Read More »

New market to launch on St Mary Street

New market to launch on St Mary Street
June 26, 2012 No Comments »

A new weekly street market selling vintage clothing, antique furniture, artisan foods and “unique” products will launch in St Mary Street this Saturday. Cardiff Council has announced that the St Mary Street Cardiff Market will be held for the first ... Read More »

St David’s “sucking the life” out of city centre, says restaurant owner

St David’s “sucking the life” out of city centre, says restaurant owner
June 21, 2012 3 Comments »

A restaurant owner is moving his business out of Cardiff city centre – because he claims St David’s shopping mall is “sucking the life” out of the capital. Marco Branciamore shut his Castle Street pizzeria, La Vita, on Monday and ... Read More »

AG Meek decision delayed for site visit

AG Meek decision delayed for site visit
June 13, 2012 4 Comments »

A decision on plans to demolish a Cardiff shop that has been home to the same family business for 100 years has been deferred for a site visit. Cardiff Council’s planning committee had been due to make a decision this ... Read More »

Decision due on plans to demolish AG Meek

Decision due on plans to demolish AG Meek
June 13, 2012 No Comments »

The fate of a 100-year-old Cardiff shoe shop under threat of being turned into a convenience store will be decided today. Plans have been lodged with Cardiff council to demolish the AG Meek store on Roath’s Albany Road and rebuild ... Read More »