Category Archives: Digital Business Case Study

B4RN Case Study

B4RN FTTH For the Rural North West B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North West) has taken a new approach to the ownership, financial and deployment models used traditionally, and still proposed by, telecommunications companies. These models invariably leave rural areas outside of the scope of economic viability for the telecoms companies, and have helped to […]

Twin Valley Case Study

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Ultra fast broadband for rural farming communities Case studies from the US are demonstrating that rural businesses and communities across the UK too can benefit from ultrafast broadband. Twin Valley in Clay County, Kansas has now joined the Gigabit broadband revolution in order to stay economically competitive in today’s data driven economy. As a result, Twin Valley […]

South Yorkshire Credit Union Case Study

Electronic identity The South Yorkshire Credit Union is considered one of the best run credit unions in the UK offering a whole range of banking and financial services to people and organisations. These include loans, saving accounts and credit agreements on white goods, for example fridges and washing machines. The organisation is working with the […]

Watts Auctions Case Study

Live and timed e auctions Watts & Associates (Auctioneers) Limited is a firm of specialist auctioneers based in Carlton, a village situated just a few miles from Barnsley, South Yorkshire. The firm has a wealth of experience in hosting and managing auction events for single and multiple vendors throughout the UK. Their expertise includes contractors plant and construction […]

Chapman Bags Case Study

Traditional crafted bags Carlisle in Cumbria – close to the border region between England Scotland – is home to a globally successful specialist maker of canvas, tweed and leather bags. Chapman Bags derives from a business first founded on the needs of local huntsmen and fishermen who needed robust designs customized for their outdoor pursuits. […]

West Coast Sea Products Case Study

A fine catch! This case study shows how the fishermen of Kirkcudbright in Scotland are selling their produce into the kitchens of France, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Spain, Switzerland, South Africa and USA. From Kirkbudbright, this supposedly sleepy corner of Scotland, West Coast Sea Products Ltd exports 75% of the entire scallop harvest of the UK […]

Guernsey Wool Case Study

Spinning such a good yarn! A specialist wool business in Penzance (in the far west of Cornwall not far from Lands End) finds 40% of its custom via a global Internet platform devoted to the needs of over four million knitting and crochet enthusiasts. Guernsey Wool’s market niche is focused on devotees of hand-knitted Guernseys and […]

Old Bushmills Distillery Case Study

A toast to success! The craft whisky distilleries of Scotland and Northern Ireland developed long before global demands were evident. The Old Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland was a start-up in 1608 and claims to have been in continuous production ever since. Their locations for these distilleries initially served only local markets.  So much of today’s […]