Taking Care of Business

Building and exiting to JD Sports – The Hairburst story | A chat with Jimmy Hill

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What does it take to turn an idea and opportunity into a multi-million-pound business?

That's the story of this episode of Taking Care of Business, as host and business advisor Paul Cheetham-Karcz welcomes Jimmy Hill - one of the founders of haircare brand, Hairburst - to Series 9 to talk about the journey of growing a consumer brand from nothing, as well as the pressures of closing the majority stake sale of Hairburst to global retailer, JD Sports.

The guys also chat about what lies ahead for Hairburst on the back of JD Sports' first steps into the UK’s beauty market, as well as Jimmy personally and professionally.