A Frase.io test – Manchester Business News Roundup

Without any editing whatsoever, I thought that I would give Frase.io’s content curation tool another run out – this time for the subject of Manchester Business – and selected key news items over the past few weeks. What do you think? Not bad, eh? AND you get to see my dream woman (Khloe K) to boot (geddit?)

Khloe Kardashian dons £30 shoe from Manchester brand EGO (dailymail.co.uk) – Jun 22 2019

Topics: Facebook, Khloe Kardashian, Manchester, Influencer, social media, Fashion influencers, social media channel, launch campaign

  • Khloe Kardashian dons £30 shoe from Manchester brand EGO which sold out as likes of Rochelle Humes, Kendall Jenner and Winnie Harlow snap up fast-fashion favourite EGO’s Kilo shoe sold out after Khloe was seen in it for a make-up campaign  Manchester brand had to order extra stock to meet demand for the design Brand
  • The £30 perspex mules quickly sold out after they made an appearance in the launch campaign for Khloe’s collaboration with her sister’s Kylie Jenner ‘s make-up line, called KoKo Collection.
  • EGO owners were stunned to see Khloe Kardashian wearing a pair of their Kilo mules for her make-up campaign for KoKo collection
  • The Kilo shoe from EGO sold out after Khloe Kardashian wore in meaning the company had to order in extra to meet demand
  • Along with famous reality stars, TV presenter Rochelle Humes sported a pair of the brand’s Kourt toe strap mule block heel which retail for £29.99.

BrewDog opens second Manchester bar – with its own beer school (manchestereveningnews.co.uk) – Jun 20 2019

Topics: BrewDog, Manchester, Matthew Walder, Dead Pony Club, beer tasting, beer school class, full Beer School experience, Cicerone

  • BrewDog opens its second Manchester bar tomorrow – with its own on-site beer school.
  • Customers can enrol on a beer school class for a tour of the brewery and a beer tasting led by Cicerone-trained bar staff.
  • “Alongside serving up our usual mix of BrewDog staples, we will be giving visitors a chance to delve deeper into our world with a selection of on-site limited edition brews and the dedicated Beer School area.
  • The first 100 customers through the door will have the chance to win prizes including a year’s supply of beer, a trip for two to the new DogTap Berlin brewery and taproom, a bar tab and tickets to enjoy a full Beer School experience.

DMR re-opens its extended and refurbished flagship showroom in Manchester (watchpro.com) – Jun 21 2019

Topics: Manchester, ground floor, lower ground floor, open, contemporary space, luxury experiences, private consultations, statement stone staircase, Tom Dixon

  • David M Robinson (DMR) has fully re-opened its extended and refurbished flagship showroom on St Ann’s Square in Manchester.
  • The business, which has been in central Manchester since 1979, bought a property next door to its original site, and has used the additional space to create an open, contemporary space over two floors.
  • A lower ground floor is reached by a statement stone staircase under a specially commissioned lighting installation by designer Tom Dixon.

BDO welcomes senior hire to Manchester office – Business Manchester (businessmanchester.co.uk) – Jun 20 2019

Topics: experienced director, housing associations, invaluable addition, private equity funds, advisory firm, private investors, complex challenges, private equity

  • Accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO, has welcomed a senior hire to its Manchester team, appointing Liam O’Doherty as Tax Partner.

Place North West | Epsilon opens in Manchester (placenorthwest.co.uk) – Jun 21 2019

Topics: Epsilon, Manchester, Cheshire, Manchester London, South King Street, London, Leeds, office markets

  • London property company Epsilon real estate Partners has opened a Manchester office, with director Rodney Hunt spearheading the business’s move into the region.
  • Hunt said that Epsilon’s recent successes in the North West, and desire to seek value outside of the Lonon market, has driven the launch of the office on South King Street.
  • Epsilon’s partners have been acquiring office and residential developments in London and the South East for the last 30 years.

Dogs that go to work: meet the shop dogs of Manchester | I Love Manchester (MCR) (ilovemanchester.com) – Jun 21 2019

Topics: Morus, Manchester, little treat, upmarket menswear store Lanigan, English bulldogs, italian greyhound, Northern Quarter, regular workshops

  • Not only do these furry pals offer comfort and support to their owners; but they also make the customers and staff happy too.
  • A family business, Fred Aldous has been operating in Manchester since 1886.
  • Our two favourite breeds are Weirmaraners and Dobermans and there was the only mixed dog in the kennels and it was our two favourite dogs
  • “I did say no quite a lot, but he came home with us,” Billee tells us.
  • “We get a lot of people coming in that have got dogs as well.

Kendals Manchester relaunches champagne bar with new look and new menu | I Love Manchester (MCR) (ilovemanchester.com) – Jun 21 2019

Topics: Manc, daily changing selection, Deansgate, light bites menu, hot and cold beverages, chaise longue, new seating area, major redevelopment

  • The 3rd floor bar, formerly Tom’s Champagne Bar, is back in business and rebranded as Kendals Champagne Bar, with a range of fizz, cocktails and all-day dining.
  • There’s a new cocktails menu including a host of Manchester-themed beverages, including The Mancunian – a vodka, pineapple and champagne concoction with a yellow and black bee theme (£9), the Kendals Classic with gin, prosecco, cranberry and lime (£9), and to complete the Manc line-up you can also sup our
  • You can get two different champagnes by the glass, Veuve Lorinet Brut for £8 a glass or £40 a bottle, or Laurent Perrier for £11 a glass or £60 a bottle.
  • The Kendals Classic and I Love MCR cocktails at Kendals Champagne Bar

Cumbria and Manchester should join forces to grow digital sector, says expert (in-cumbria.com)

Topics: Cumbria, Manchester, digital sector, Mr Swan, higher paid digital roles, Mr Stephens, Brathay Hall, business support

  • Cumbria and Manchester should join forces to grow digital sector, says expert
  • Cumbria’s burgeoning digital sector should consider buddying up with counterparts in Greater Manchester to realise its full potential, an expert has said.
  • Mr Swan outlined how the council, businesses, academic institutions and organisations from across the Greater Manchester came together to develop a digital strategy after its mayor, Andy Burnham, outlined his vision for it to be a top five European digital city region.
  • I think it would be a really interesting opportunity to do something with the digital sector.


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