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Profile - Sir Philip Green

Lesley Curwen profiles the business tycoon Sir Philip Green, who this week sold a stake in flagship fashion chain Topshop and Topman for a reported £500 million.

Sir Philip Green is one of the UK's most successful, and colourful, businessmen; his stores are estimated to make up 10 per cent of the high street and his wealth runs into the billions. This week he sold a stake in his flagship fashion chains Topshop and Topman for a reported £500 million. Lesley Curwen profiles the man who is perhaps the most successful retailer of his generation, with contributions from Sir Stuart Rose, Bill Kenwright and Kate Phelan.

Producers: Ben Crighton and Hannah Barnes.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 5:40PM Sun, 9 Dec 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 7:00PM Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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  • Duration 13 minutes

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