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When shops were shops

When shops were shops

15 May 2021

Memories of bacon slicers, cheese cut with a wire, butter patted into shape with wooden paddles and sugar weighed into blue paper bags.

Amazon to hire more than 1,300 staff in county

Amazon to hire more than 1,300 staff in county

14 May 2021

An online retail giant is set to create more than 1,300 jobs when it opens its new Kent fulfilment centre.

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Have your say on town's economic growth

Have your say on town's economic growth

13 May 2021

A local authority wants to hear feedback on its plans to grow the local economy.

Experts to debate performance of economy

Experts to debate performance of economy

13 May 2021

A free event will feature a host of big names from the county as they debate the latest economic outcomes.

Could recovery be slower than expected?

Could recovery be slower than expected?

12 May 2021

The latest GDP figures reveal a bounce back after a drop between January and March - but one expert warns recovery could be slower than hoped.

Town centre firms get extra support

Town centre firms get extra support

12 May 2021

A council-backed scheme will offer free advice to help firms bounce back after the pandemic.

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Taste of Kent Awards 2021: Winners revealed

Taste of Kent Awards 2021: Winners revealed

12 May 2021

During a virtual live ceremony on Tuesday night, the winners of this year's Taste of Kent Awards were unveiled.

Soundbites session feature top academics

Soundbites session feature top academics

11 May 2021

Business insight will be on offer as a series of webinars take place online, with the first taking place next month.

Plans to transform derelict toy shop

Plans to transform derelict toy shop

10 May 2021

A planning application which would see the site of a popular high street games store rejuvenated has been submitted.

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

07 May 2021

After the twin shocks of Brexit and the pandemic, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership has unveiled its plans to help the recovery.

Could new school uniform law save you money?

Could new school uniform law save you money?

04 May 2021

Second hand items, branded clothes and high street alternatives will all come under a new school uniform law later this year.

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

04 May 2021

The region's most prestigious business awards will return for 2021 - here's all the details you need to get your entry ready.

Ban on bags for life

Ban on bags for life

30 April 2021

Bags for life are to be removed from thousands of convenience stores and replaced with compostable carriers as part of the war on plastic waste.

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Major new duty-free store to open at port

Major new duty-free store to open at port

30 April 2021

Cross-Channel travellers will get the chance to cash-in on duty-free savings at a major new store later this year.

The changing face of the county town centre

The changing face of the county town centre

30 April 2021

When shoppers returned to Maidstone town centre, it was apparent that it was a very different retail world than before the pandemic.

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Are Crocs making a fashion comeback?

Are Crocs making a fashion comeback?

29 April 2021

With soaring sales and hit collaborations with the likes of Justin Bieber, are Crocs going to be this summer's must have?

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Coffee and tea firm raises cup to revenue rise

Coffee and tea firm raises cup to revenue rise

28 April 2021

A specialist tea and coffee company says revenues have soared over the last 12 months.

Big plans for brewery after takeover

Big plans for brewery after takeover

27 April 2021

A new management team plans investment into a brewery following completion of its takeover.

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Revealed: The shop which took just £3 in a whole day's trading

Revealed: The shop which took just £3 in a whole day's trading

25 April 2021

A shop has laid bare the devastating impact of trying to compete with the likes of Amazon - after revealing they made just £3 in a single day.

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Fruit farm invests big in apple machine

Fruit farm invests big in apple machine

23 April 2021

A fruit farm is hoping to enhance its market clout with a new bespoke machine for its apple harvest.

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