“When my children went to school I wanted to buy them a traditional satchel, like the type I had when I was young. But I couldn’t find any.”
London Business School seems to think so. Recently it invited the fire-breathing, blood-spitting Kiss frontman to lecture MBA students on how to build a $1bn brand, selling everything from condoms to coffins (“we’ll get you coming and we’ll get you going”) - while finding time to sleep with 4,800 groupies.
According to a recent survey a large proportion of the nation could be sitting on a goldmine. For example nearly one fifth of Britons own a painting worth over £500 or that 15 percent of households have antique furniture worth over £500.
TV shows like Storage Hunters and Storage Wars are popularising the idea that you can make big money from buying at this type of auction.
A British furniture maker. He lived in Kilburn, North Yorkshire, where he set up a business manufacturing oak furniture, which featured a carved mouse onalmost every piece.
The number of people self employed in the UK has seen a dramatic rise in recent years, especially in the North West of England, where Manchester and the surrounding areas are fast becoming the independent trader capital of the UK.