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James Dyson: the definitive profile

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Ask anyone about the well-spoken designer, James (now Sir James) Dyson, whose vacuum cleaner patents have generated £2bn-worth of worldwide sales to date and who is, behind Richard Branson, probably Britain’s best-known entrepreneur, and two words crop up again and again: persistence and determination. This is the man who made more than 5,000 vacuum cleaner prototypes before the final Dyson was launched.

Click here to read a brilliant, definitive profile of Sir James Dyson, first published in 2001.

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