Tag Archives: Empire

How Spain’s lust for gold doomed the Inca Empire

When Christopher Columbus returned to Spain from his first voyage to the Americas, he brought news of a people adorned with gold. It sparked a Spanish gold rush, which would run like a glittering seam through the whole history of Spain’s exploration and conquest of the Americas. But reality often belied the wild imaginings of […]

Sir Ralph Halpern, flamboyant chief of the Burton Group who constructed it right into a “multi-niche” retail empire – obituary

It was expected that Halpern would be roasted at the meeting. But, flanked by his family, he faced the music, unapologetic and unperturbed, admitting the affair but dismissing it as “an innocent little nothing”, and found that the shareholders cared not one jot about his morals, only about their dividends. The executive options scheme was […]

How to Create a Content Empire

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the age of contents mills, AI content and freelancing, creating quality content at volume may seem like an impossible undertaking. And not many can say they have built a thriving content agency from the ground up. That’s where our business got things right from the start […]