Cote appoints Lisa Buckley as new MD Cote, the circa 90-strong French brasserie chain backed by the Partners Group, has appointed Lisa Buckley as its new managing director. Lisa joins the business after nearly five years at Wagamama, where she was most recently UK operations director. Read more.
Alphabet closes down internet balloon business Google's parent company is shutting down Loon, which aimed to provide a less expensive alternative to cell towers. The company has said that the project is not commercially viable. Read more.
Online sales double at The Works The discount games retailer has posted its interim results, reporting a surge in online sales and an increase in in-store demand. Read more.