Ethnic Entrepreneurs Flying the Flag for North Wales Business; Minority Groups Are Increasingly Making an Impact on Business in North Wales. David Jones Meets a Group Dedicated to Seeing That Trend Continue
Byline: David Jones
HINK of those businesses run by ethnic minorities. What comes to mind? Chinese take-aways?Indian restaurants?
It's a sad fact that the majority of people in this country still believe big business is run by white,middle-agedmen. They forget that the Virgin empire was set up,in its early days,by a youngster barely out of his teens. They forget that Body Shop was set up by a far-seeing woman entrepreneur. And they forget that some of the biggest businesses in Britain today are run by members of ethnic minorities.
Tom Singh founded fashion chain New Look, which has branches throughout North Wales. Tat a Industries is a massive Indian IT company now aggressively expanding into the UK market and,in many ways,confounding the many critics who say more should be done to retain call centre jobs in Britain and stop the drain to Asia.
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Publication information: Article title: Ethnic Entrepreneurs Flying the Flag for North Wales Business; Minority Groups Are Increasingly Making an Impact on Business in North Wales. David Jones Meets a Group Dedicated to Seeing That Trend Continue. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: October 22, 2003. Page number: 4. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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