Firms in two north-east towns will get the chance to work with leading retail experts as part of ongoing regeneration efforts.
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The Aberdeen office of professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) has lured a senior hire from rival Deloitte.
The Chief of the Clan MacNeil has given his backing to Scottish independence - claiming a Yes vote would deliver a "fairer future" for all.
More than £1.5million has been spent breathing new life into a Moray holiday park looking to leave a series of scandals behind.
A whisky that was sent into space to discover how gravity effects the flavour of Scotland's liquor will return to Earth next month.
North firm Landcatch is taking a 45% stake in US fish breeder Troutlodge, making it the biggest single shareholder.
Fraserburgh's harbour commissioner is hopeful that an £8million project to create a new quay will provide a jobs boost in the area.
The Scottish Government has granted a controversial windfarm planned for Aberdeen Bay the final planning consent it needs.
Activpayroll, the Aberdeen based payroll-management specialist, has opened an office in Norway.
A drinks giant with more than a dozen distilleries in the Moray, Aberdeenshire and the Highlands has announced plans to cut 900 jobs.
Business and community leaders fear the new multimillion-pound Inverness Campus could kill-off the heart of the Highland capital.
A major office development in the heart of Aberdeen is on track to be completed before winter sets in.
A "robust" performance by north-east diving and subsea equipment specialist Divex helped James Fisher and Sons to a 13% rise in first half profits, the marine service group said yesterday.
Shoppers around Scotland have been enjoying the taste of locally produced meat in a new campaign to promote Scotch Lamb.
It is a truth perhaps less universally acknowledged that a man in possession of a good fortune is in want of a think tank.
A new head of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival has been elected following the resignation of its former leader.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has said that Ross County's recent history shows that standing areas at football stadiums can be safe.
Scotland's largest fishing body has thrown its weight behind a new organisation which aims to give the industry a bigger say in decision-making in Brussels.
Independence supporters have welcomed claims by an Aberdeen University oil expert that the North Sea could be poised for a second major boom.
Two pilots have been suspended and an investigation launched after a North Sea helicopter landed on the wrong oil rig.
A new business partnership has announced plans to build a new hotel in or around Lerwick to address unprecedented demand in Shetland.
Aberdeenshire's booming population has prompted a local day care firm to invest over £3million to expand its operations.
North housebuilder Tulloch Homes said yesterday a £25million investment in Ross-shire reflected its growing confidence in the Highland market.
Failure to upgrade subsea power lines linking the Scottish islands to the mainland could hamper investment in the renewable-energy industry, it is claimed.
An arch critic of salmon farming is demanding the Scottish Government publishes its latest data on many seals have been killed by the industry.
Aberdeen company Imes Group said yesterday it had completed UK port and dockyard projects worth in the region of £1.4million.
A Moray businessman who fought a mandatory membership fee all the way to court has won his case.
Ross-shire firm Sureclean is investing £3million in its equipment fleet to support domestic and international operations.
Passenger numbers at Inverness Airport slid by 6.7% to 61,347 in July, new figures show.
Inverness Airport keeps customers happy but passengers using Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) are less pleased about what it has to offer, according to a Which? survey.
Peterhead harbour bosses are hoping for a relaxation of Russia's ban on Scottish mackerel imports as fish landing figures continue to rise at the north-east port.
North-east boatbuilder Macduff Shipyards has been given a £3.3million boost, thanks to a major order from a Scottish salmon farmer for new feed barges and landing craft.