The high street has seen huge dips in sales. But online retail is booming as consumers flood onto the internet in droves. Meet one e-tailer who’s seeing seriously fast growth and booming profits during this so-called “downturn”.
Britain’s entrepreneurs are taking to the conference halls and grand hotels, the TV and radio studios, to tell their “inspirational” stories and burnish their personal brands. But who’s got entrepreneurial talent? Who’ll do anything for business.
Faith Shoes, a former Bridgepoint portfolio company, has been sold to Scottish retail entrepreneur John Kinnaird and distressed company investment fund Agilo.
JoJo Maman Bébé founder Laura Tenison is in negotiations with a European group to franchise her £18.5m-turnover maternity and childrenswear company.
"I did a live cooking demo on TV in a blue pinny." Hear how Hotel Chocolat’s Angus Thirlwell cracked the States.