Video report: Focus on price and product pays off for Simon Showman
NORTH West businessman Simon Showman has revealed how working in an auction at the age of 16 set him on the path to business success.
Mr Showman, chief executive of Oldham-based Ultimate Products, told TheBusinessDesk's Entrepreneurial Services seminar how he had learned at an early age that consumers want the latest product at value prices.
He said his big opportunity as a young entrepreneur had been when his boss, the auctioneer, had not been able to work and he was told to lead the sale.
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