Beauty shop owner hailed

A BUSINESSWOMAN has been selected from thousands of entries to compete for a place in the prestigious O2 X Female Entrepreneur of the Year award.

DollyLeo Apothecary, an independent retailer of niche beauty and skincare brands in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, outstripped expectations in its first year of business.

Founder Sadie Jean Sloss will now go head-to-head with two other businesses in the Scottish leg of the competition for a place in the London final in October.