DW Sports, which has a site at Inverness Retail Park, went into administration yesterday, placing 1700 jobs at risk.
Highlands and Islands businesses fear gloomy economic outlook in the wake of Covid-19, but feel confident they will carry on
The gym and sports retailer, which has an outlet at Inverness Shopping Park, will work with administrators to save as many of its gyms as possible.
A SURVEY of more than a thousand Highland businesses has shown a marked decline in confidence in Scotland’s economic outlook.
The biggest private employer in the Highlands has warned of potential job losses following the Covid-19 crisis.
Bosses at an Inverness café took the opportunity to give the premises a brand new look while they were closed during the coronavirus lockdown.
From today customers will get up to 50 per cent off bills when visiting participating restaurants, pubs and cafés.
One Inverness city centre business which was glad to be able to reopen was the handmade soap company Lush.
Bargain hunters can dress to impress as a number of clothing retailers are holding summer sales to help shift their pre-lockdown lines.
Increasing interest in an entrepreneur programme is a sign of the talent in the region, a senior figure at Highlands and Islands Enterprise believes.
"People were desperate to get out and they just wanted to meet up with other people."