Secrets to lasting success

For many entrepreneurs, launching a business is an exciting time. Focusing so much effort into your ideas and seeing them take form is a great achievement. However, I have spoken to a lot of startups in the past that feel as though they have reached the finish line by simply getting their business off the ground. In reality, this is when the hard work really begins.

Jessops Collapse-Why did it happen & what does it mean to the high street?

Jessop’s the camera store which was over 80 years old collapsed just after Christmas 2012 in what has become a maelstrom of catastrophic events for UK retailing. HMV, Blockbuster, Comet and many others have disappeared from our high streets during 2012 and there are sure to be more to follow. So what does this mean? Is the Global or local economy, or the internet to blame, or perhaps all three?