David Hughes


Raised on Merseyside and educated at Manchester University, after graduating, David joined a new start-up retailer. The business grew from 0 to 47 outlets in six years. David founded allsports in 1977. It became one of the four largest retailers of sporting goods in the UK. The business grew from 1 to 260 stores and employed over 2,800 people. David is passionate, committed and enthusiastic in everything he does. He is a powerful communicator and motivator and always fervent in passing on knowledge he has gained throughout his vast and varied business life to enlighten others.

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Dirty Business
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,010. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management science
Absolute dynamite. A bible no one wanting to be successful should be without. If Dragons' Den was a lads' mag it would be FHM. Dirty Business is an unputdownable copy of Razzle.It's the real stuff, the pure juice, undiluted. David Hughes has created four highly successful businesses in the UK, including a high street retail empire, turning over £180 million, as well as an £80 million turnover.

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