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Entrepreneurs Panel

Michael Oliver
Brian Hay
Steve Purdham
Laura Tenison
Debbie Pierce
Jeremy Roberts
Tony Caldeira
Charlie Mullins
Julie Meyer
Jennie Johnson
David Pollock
Richard O'Sullivan

Kro

Kro
Address:
The Old Abbey
61 Pencroft Way Manchester Science Park
Manchester M15 6AY
United Kingdom
Phone: 0161 232 9796
Capacity:
Website URL: http://www.kro.co.uk

Kro! What's that when it's at home?
Kro is a Danish village pub. Obviously Manchester isn't a Danish village but we hope our bar will have the qualities and comforts of a Kro; it'll have good food, good beer and a warm welcome.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.