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Lord Alan Michael Sugar (born 24 March 1947) is an English entrepreneur who founded Amstrad in 1968. Amstrad became one of the UK's leading consumer electronics companies, producing innovative, low-priced goods in the 1980s. In June 1991 Sugar teamed up with Terry Venables and bought Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, he sold his majority stake in 2001 and sold his remaining shares in 2007. Alan Sugar was knighted in 1999 and became a Member of the House of Lords in June 2009.
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The apprentice: how to get hired not fired by
Call Number: 658.4 (NLB)
Aims to catch up with some of the apprentices, assessing - with the benefit of hindsight - what they learnt from their experiences. Containing case studies, various business tips and user-friendly practical advice to becoming an entrepreneur, this book is suitable for budding-entrepreneurs and fans of the series. (Book Depository)
Sir Alan Sugar: the biography by
Call Number: 338.04092
From a humble background, growing up in an East London council flat, Sir Alan Sugar has become a multi-million business success story and television sensation, amassing a net worth of GBP830 million and a place in the Sunday Times Rich List. He has also become a massive television star, thanks to his popular BBC show The Apprentice. (The Book Depository)
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