Piper Podcast series: Ajith Jayawickrema of Turtle Bay

[13 Jul 2018] - Turtle Bay founder Ajith Jayawickrema, who moved to the UK from Sri Lanka at the age of 15, has revealed how singer Leona Lewis unknowingly…

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Paws for thought – dog owners prefer pets to family…

[20 Jun 2018] - The humble dog is no longer just man’s best friend – it has overtaken close family members in our affections, according to our latest survey,…

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Piper Podcast series: Nicola Elliott of Neom Organics

[7 Jun 2018] - Nicola Elliott has told how a ‘magic’ tincture created for aching footballers inspired her to launch wellbeing brand Neom Organics. ‘My husband is a sports…

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Jewels, bouquets & tights: learnings in retailing from our 10th Founders’ Collective

[24 May 2018] - Do founders need a little more love? When do you know if you’ve backed the wrong horse? And how can you build the ‘IKEA of…

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Piper Podcast Series: Alex Reilley of Loungers

[24 Apr 2018] - Alex Reilley tells us about how a ‘Game of Thrones’ approach to business, which involved defining ‘the Cause’, enabled him and his team to turn…

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How challenger brands inspire in challenging times

[12 Apr 2018] - As investors in consumer brands, it can be dispiriting to read the papers, bombarded with tales of woeful mismanagement and a gloomy malaise, a self-fulfilling…

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