Tag Archives: Business Opportunity

Dismal External Trading

The pace of contraction in exports from the level a year ago eased at   —19.8%YoY (Jul-09: -22.9%YoY) but the pace of contraction in imports rose to a sharper —18.6%YoY (Jul-09: —16.2%YoY). Signs of a strong recovery are not yet evident.

Michael Dell

Born    : February 23, 1965 in Houston, Texas, U.S. Education        : University of Texas, Austin, 1983–1984 Occupation      : CEO and founder, Dell, Inc. Net Worth       : Above $12.3 Billion (2009) Religious         : Judaism Spouse(s)         : Susan Dell He’s

Mary Kay Ash (1918 – 2001)

Born    :May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Harris County, Texas, USA Died    : November 22, 2001 in Dallas, Texas, USA Occupation      : Founder of Mary Kay Children          : Richard Rogers, Marilyn Rogers, and Ben Rogers “You

Roy Allen

In the year 1919, an entrepreneur from California named Roy Allen purchased a root beer formula from a pharmacist in Arizona, mixed up a batch of creamy root beer and sold the first frosty mug of this delightful beverage for

Soichiro Honda (1906 – 1991)

Born    : November 17, 1906 in Hamamatsu, Japan Died    : August 5, 1991 (aged 84) in Japan Occupation      :  Founder, Honda Motor Company Limited Throughout his life, Soichiro Honda never forgot the day when he ran hopelessly after the

Richard Schulze – Founder of BEST BUY

Richard Schulze has devoted more than half of his life to the consumer electronics industry, awl he was the recipient of the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His wide – ranging career encompasses technical experience,

Stelios Haji-Loannou (Pioneer of Low-Cost Air Travel)

Born    : 14 February 1967 in Athens, Greece Alma Mater     : London School of Economics Occupation      : Entrepreneur Net Worth       : GBP £1.29 billion Stelios is the man who introduced low-cost flying in Britain, and today he is a big guy

Walter Elias Disney / Walt Disney (1901 – 1966)

Born    : December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died    : December 15, 1966 (aged 65) in Burbank, California, U.S. Occupation      : Film producer, Co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, formerly known as Walt Disney Productions Spouse(s)         : Lillian

William Wrigley, Jr. (1861 – 1932)

Born    : September 30, 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Died    : January 26, 1932 (aged 70) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States Occupation      : Confectionery Magnate Spouse(s)         : Ada Children          : Dorothy, Philip Knight Wrigley Parents           

Katherine Graham (1917 – 2001)

Born    : June 16, 1917 in New York City Died    : July 17, 2001 (age 84) in Idaho Education        : University of Chicago & Vassar College Occupation      : Publisher Spouse(s)         : Philip Graham (1940-1963) Children

Michael Lee-Chin

Born    : 1951 in (1951) Port Antonio, Jamaica Occupation      : Executive Chairman of AIC Limited, National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Net worth : Above US$1.0 billion (2009)   You can’t be an investor unless you think like a businessman. And

Richard Branson – Mr. Virgin

Born    : 18 July 1950 in Blackheath, London, United Kingdom Residence        :  London, England, UK Nationality      :  British Occupation      :  Chairman of Virgin Group Net worth        :  above$2.5 billion Spouse(s)         : Joan Templeman (1989–present), Kristen Tomassi (1972–1979), divorced

Oprah Gail Winfrey

Born    : January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States Residence        : Chicago, Illinois, United States Occupation      : Talk show host, media mogul Salary              : $385 million (2008) Net Worth       : Above US$2.7 billion (Sept. 2008) Partner