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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 […]