How we started our microbrewery business

Many people start their own business because they dream of riches, while others simply want to earn a living from something they truly love. The latter is true of Liverpool-based Grateful Dead fan John Marsden and his wife Julie, who set up The Melwood Beer Company in mid-2013. “For many years I’d dreamt of running a microbrewery…

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How Laura Tenison scaled JoJo Maman Bébé

JoJo Maman Bébé is the UK’s leading boutique mother and baby brand. With more than 75 UK stores, 750 staff and trade customers in 50-plus countries, it’s perhaps difficult to believe that its founder and managing director, Laura Tenison MBE (pictured), started her business in 1993 as a classic ‘kitchen table’ enterprise. So, how has…

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