Argos has launched Argos Compare, a price-comparison website for financial products. It offers Argos vouchers to users who sign with a business featured on the site.
Jo Malone, of the eponymous fragrance brand, will mentor eight aspiring entrepreneurs as part of a four-part BBC series scheduled to air in the spring, reports Marie Claire.
Gadgets merchant Firebox.com, cosmetics cataloguer/retailer Space.NK, Persephone Books, ceramics brand Emma Bridgewater, The Gluttonous Gardener, and home and gifts cataloguer Cox & Cox are among the merchants recommended in a Daily Mail article about shopping online for Christmas.
The Organic Gardening Catalogue is recommended in a Telegraph article on creating winter vegetable gardens.
Boden, White Stuff, and Jack Wills are cited in a Times article on the fashion industry as examples of the relatively few marketers targeting the middle class.