Sir Philip Green Interview

The FT published an interesting interview with Sir Philip Green – the owner of Arcadia whose brands include Topshop – about how ecommerce is changing fashion retail. It leads with the question:

He rose from the rag trade to a retail empire. But can the entrepreneur thrive in an age of online shopping?

And if you’re wondering how one of Britain’s most successful retailers got to where he is today:

It was the second M&S bid in 2004, though, that cemented the larger-than-life reputation of Green as an aggressive, brash, sometimes unpredictable business personality — in contrast to the dull suits running the listed retail companies.

Think about this when you launch your business or are thinking about a new marketing effort; be different.

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