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East Midlands Chamber News

News from April 2012

28 April 2012

Fresh Marketing Insights & Tips - April 2012

This month we give away more great marketing & business tips; an in-depth look at franchising as a business model, we spill a few cheeky tips on getting your website ranked higher on search engines and we expose how to build your social network connection
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27 April 2012

McArthurGlen Reports Easter Sales Boom

DNCC member McArthurGlen’s East Midlands Designer Outlet has reported year-on-year increases in sales and footfall for the Easter weekend of +30.4% and +29.5% respectively.
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25 April 2012

GDP Figures Paint Overly Negative Picture

Commenting on the Q1 2012 GDP figures released today by the Office for National Statistics*, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “Today’s national GDP figures are disappointing, but they are onl
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20 April 2012

Awards Night For Young Enterprise

A fresh crop of potential business talent in Nottingham showcased their ideas at the final of the 2012 Young Enterprise Innovation Awards in Nottingham this week.
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18 April 2012

Chamber Comments On Latest Employment Figures

Commenting on the unemployment figures for March 2012 published today by the ONS*, Scott Knowles, Deputy Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “Although there was a rise in the number of claimants in Derby and al
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3 April 2012

Local Economy Bounces Back In Q1

Firms reported better than expected UK sales and orders in the first quarter of the year as the local economy bounced back, according to the results of the region's biggest business survey.
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2 April 2012

Chamber Member Graphic Results Picks Up Award

Local design, printing and marketing company Graphic Results, based on Bridge Street Belper Derbyshire picked up an award from Theo Paphitis at the SBS Winners Party at Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Edgbaston Stadium on the 30th March 2012.
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2 April 2012

Chamber Member Graphic Results Picks Up Award

The business mogul runs the awards through the social network Twitter, inviting small firms every Sunday to tweet him at @TheoPaphitis, using the hashtag #sbs, with brief details about their company.
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