WOMEN’S BUSINESS STATION TAKE SOOK METROCENTRE, NEWCASTLE!

Sook was launched to help businesses trade in busy locations while also transforming empty shops into rentable spaces The Women’s Business Station team in the Sook space at the Metrocentre (Image: Sook) A property company which rents out space to pop-up shops by the hour is opening up at the…

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SOOK-cessful stories with Zita Katona, designer and founder of Zitozza

SOOK interviewed our very talented member Zita, owner and designer at Zitozza Read the full article below. Zita Katona, founder of Zitozza  Tell us a bit about yourself and your business?  I’m a Hungarian-born designer, and after a decade-long career zig-zagging between graphic and textile design I founded zitozza. It’s a…

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Women’s Business Station arrive at St James Quarter to reimagine the high street

Female Entrepreneurs Reimagine the High Street A group of Scottish female entrepreneurs will shine a light on ‘the future of the High Street’ when they take up residence within Edinburgh’s newest, prestigious retail destination. Almost twenty businesses supported by Women’s Business Station will set up shop within the Sook unit…

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SUSTAINABILITY: HEATHER BLAIR OF BAD GAL BOOCHA

We recently spoke with Heather Blair – a woman who MEANS BUSINESS when it comes to Kombucha! Between making sure that it’s good for you and your body, Heather also insures that all products used to make the drink are locally and ethically sourced which is so inspiring! Tell us…

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Dundee businessman supports pioneering programme from Women’s Business Station

Dundee businessman Tim Allan has become the founding social sponsor of Women’s Business Station. Mr Allan, owner of Tricorn Capital, chair of V&A Dundee and president of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, is investing £20,000 in the social enterprise. Social sponsor is a term Women’s Business Station has created to spotlight…

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WILD WIMMIN – HOW TO STAY SAFE IN OPEN WATER

Tragic drowning incidents have dominated the headlines recently. Gayle looks at steps everyone should take to stay safe in open water. On a hot summer’s day, the idea of taking a refreshing dip in a loch, river or the sea can be extremely tempting. I totally get this. The merest…

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WOMEN BORE THE BRUNT OF COVID, LETS GET BACK IN BUSINESS – WBS IN THE NEWS

 Women bore the brunt of Covid, let’s get back in business What is your purpose in life? Perhaps it’s your children, career, a decent living or giving back to those less fortunate. For many of us, our job gets us up in the morning – not because we love it…

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DUNDEE’S FIRST ZERO WASTE SHOP – AN INTERVIEW WITH THE LITTLE GREEN LARDER

With sustainability being a focus for us for the next few months, we met up with Jillian, owner of The Little Green Larder in Dundee. Jillian runs Dundee’s first completely zero waste shop and we wanted to learn more about how sustainability has been at the heart of the business…

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Coca-Cola back on board to support Women’s Business Station

Coca-Cola join forces with Women’s Business Station to encourage small businesses in the community to take small steps towards a net zero future After the success of Coca-Cola 5-by-20 which was a programme designed to economically empower 5 million women globally by 2020 and led to the birth of Women’s Business Station,…

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FROM CLASSROOMS TO COURTS: PRIMARY TEACHER SECURES FIRST RACQUET BUDDIES FRANCHISE

Women’s Business Station member Hayley Donnelly of Racquet Buddies is branching out and becoming a franchise with the help of Linda Johnstone who has become the first franchisee. It’s fantastic seeing two women empower each other to reach new heights in their business! A Perthshire primary school teacher has become…

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