Tom Gearing appeared on The Apprentice back in 2012, at which time he was told by Alan Sugar that his fine wine business Cult Wines was too risky, but the snub hasn’t had an impact.
Food And Drink
Charles Weaving has come a long since earning seven pence an hour as a dish washer, now in possession of Dubai-based private equity firm Foxhole Holdings.
British bakery chain Greggs has created a new senior position to help shape the direction of the company, Real Business was told, as it seeks to dominate the food-on-the-go market.
Coffee Republic founder Sahar Hashemi has offered life lessons from growing a new loss-making business to over 100 bustling stores – and a startup mentality is paramount.
The UK grocery market is an exclusive club. And while the sector is booming, it doesn’t necessarily pay off if you’re not one of the giants.
By offering their guidance to our non-tech entrepreneurs, the UK could see buy British the next leading trend.
Supermarket chain Waitrose has joined forces with parent company John Lewis to create what’s been billed as the largest retail tech accelerator in Britain, JLAB 2017.
The founders of Candy Kittens, Jamie Laing and Ed Williams, joined Real Business for Black Cab Entrepreneurs, discussing how the business has progressed since raising £300,000 on Seedrs – and the “weird” decision they made after it.
As the push to support the Northern Powerhouse continues, we visited the city of Manchester to find the luxurious ways entrepreneurs can enjoy the time there on business.
You might have a craving, but there are various taboo lunchtime eating habits that have no place at work, according to almost half of the UK’s employees.
If you visit a supermarket in search of Pancake Day ingredients, there’s a chance a Two Chicks product will greet you, and we found out why it’s different.
Young entrepreneur Luke Johnstone is the co-founder of smoothie business Pack’d, but finding his way to success meant living in a garden shed for two years.