I feel it only fair to warn you that this is quite possibly the most hilarious complaint letter Real Business has ever seen.
Caprice launched her lingerie brand in 2006. But she is not just a figurehead in the business. She is the designer, marketer, saleswoman, accountant and CEO for her brand. Here’s why she won’t trust her business with anyone else.
Andrew Yates founded Artesian Solutions, a market intelligence firm, in 2006. Real Business caught up with Yates at the Dreamforce cloud computing conference in San Fransisco, where Artesian was a sponsor. Here’s what the entrepreneur had to say about sponsorship, events and giving away "free money".
Supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Caprice thought she had the lingerie business all sewn up. But then recession hit and By Caprice started unravelling at the seams. Here’s how she saved her business.
From travel and entertainment to food and wine, Richard Branson’s at it again. The Virgin billionaire is to open a luxury resort in the US. Move over recession. Hello "sanctuary of luxury and tranquility, skillfully designed to inspire the senses and renew the spirit".
"I’m a realist, I’m straight, I’m blunt, and I won’t always be popular but I promise you this: I will always be honest and passionate about assisting small to medium-sized businesses," says Lord Sugar. Shame that was all he said about SMEs. The rest of the speech was, predictably, about him.
Real Business is loving 24hour-startup.com. As of midday today, a crack team of designers, creatives and developers are brainstorming a web-based business. A business that will be sold on eBay at 12pm tomorrow!
She’s graced the covers of more than 300 magazines. She ranks with Madonna and Cher as one of the few celebrities to be known simply by her first name. And she is now a sharp businesswoman running a £4m-turnover business empire. Meet Caprice Bourret.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs earlier this week, M&S boss Stuart Rose spoke out about his altercation with Topshop boss Philip Green: things got "physical".
The Bank of England has finally let the cat out of the bag. Last October, it lent RBS and HBOS over £60bn to keep the banks from going under. But why keep schtum?
A politician with business nous is a rare beast. But Keith Hellawell must have a few tricks up his sleeve. The ex-drugs tsar has been shipped in to help Sports Direct through it’s Serious Fraud Office investigation, ending a two-year search for a new boss.
Mobile applications are here to stay. Until recently, consumer apps made up some 80 per cent of all aps created. But that’s all about to change as the B2B machine clunks into action.