Business

Pizza excess

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Pizza Express going tits-up is both easy and hard to believe. Easy, because whenever I go there I resolve to never go there again (and I only end up going back when it’s not my decision). The reason why is that the pizzas are overpriced. They’re decent enough quality, obviously miles better than Pizza Hut […]

Business

A hard-to-believe success story

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A modern rags-to-riches story: Two brothers from Blackburn whose parents came to Britain “with nothing”  stand to gain a £5bn fortune by floating their petrol station empire.   Mohsin and Zuber Issa, 48 and 47, opened their first forecourt in Bury in 2001 and have since transformed their company EG Group into a global behemoth with 4,700 sites in the US […]