Business lunch: GEAR4 and King of Shaves

Tom Dudderidge, CEO of GEAR4, has just started exporting to the US. We set him up for lunch with King of Shaves founder Will King, who’s a master at doing business in the States. Here’s what happened when they met.

Ask Timpo: should I lease or buy?

Q: I’m expanding my retail chain into three new UK cities this year. Do you lease or buy your stores and how do you decide on the best location?

Designing Britain

Britain has a long and proud history of producing world-class, life-changing designs. We turn the spotlight on the innovation icons that have shaped Britain ‘s £15bn design industry.

Matt Davies

Matt Davies, director of family firm Direct Ferries, on his Porsche, over-spending on advertising and Kasabian.