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Charlie Mullins
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Brian Hay
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Supermarket chain Asda is planning to open a distribution centre at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale, in a move that will create around 800 jobs.

Allan Leighton, former chief executive officer of Asda, is the new non-executive chairman of set top box maker Pace.

Retail sales unexpectedly fell at their sharpest annual pace in five months in January thanks to icy weather and the reversal of the VAT cut.

Asda, the Wal Mart owned supermarket chain, is recruiting an extra 10,000 jobs for Christmas and the New Year.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.