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.