Articles tagged Politico's:

My Memory of September 11 2001

  • 11 Sep 2018

Seventeen years ago today, Al Qaeda committed a terrible act of terrorism in the United States, something which has gone down in history as 9/11. I think we all remember where we were when we found out about it. I was sitting at my desk on the balcony at Politico’s talking to...

Harriman House Buys Politicos.co.uk

  • 21 Sep 2006

Some of you will have already picked this up from a Politico's email, but this is the press release being sent out today... HARRIMAN HOUSE TAKES OVER POLITICOS.CO.UK Harriman House and Politicos.co.uk announce today that Harriman House has taken over the online bookshop ...

TRG Article: The Challenges of Setting Up a New Business

  • 18 May 2006

  Iain Dale, Managing Director of Politico’s Bookstore in Westminster explains the pitfalls faced by those starting new businesses.   Since Politico’s first opened its doors in February 1997 we like to think it has firmly established itself on the Westminster scene.  ...

Back to Work at Politico's

  • 9 May 2006

I'm back at work today after about 6 weeks away from the office. I suppose I can be forgiven for the odd melancholy thought about the new MPs going through their induction today in the Commons. However, I don't have too much time to dwell on what might have been as I have an a...

A Response to Austin Mitchell over the Closure of Politico's

  • 21 Mar 2004

Printed in the House Magazine   Austin Mitchell is a man of many talents, but a businessman he ain’t. His attack on my decision to close Politico’s and change the business to an online and mail order business was littered with emotion and the kind of illogical arguments ...

Devastating News

  • 15 Mar 2004

Maybe this isn't the appropriate place to write about this, but I'm sitting here with tears streaming down my face having learnt that one of my former employees has been killed in a sky-diving accident in Australia. Clare Barnes was the daughter of my friend Denis MacShane (La...

A Letter to Politico's Customers

  • 10 Feb 2004

A letter written to my customers at Politico's today...  I am writing to tell you that Politico's is relocating to Kent on 12 March and continuing as an internet/mail order business at www.politicos.co.uk. Our shop in Artillery Row will close on 12 March. Nearly 50% of the ...

Speech to the Small Business Forum

  • 29 Oct 2003

Owning and running a small business - a comparatively new small business at that - is something best done by a masochist. Why else would anyone put themselves through the torture that is part and parcel of today’s short termist business environment? It’s one hassle after anoth...

My Shop Dilemma: Do I Stick or Twist?

  • 18 Mar 2003

As Britain goes to war with Iraq, London’s shop owners are facing a battle of their own. Rising rents, soaring rates, increasing staff costs and now the congestion charge. Rarely have things looked bleaker for those of us who man Britain’s high streets. And frankly, some of us...

Speech at Politico's 5th Anniversary Dinner

  • 5 Apr 2002

Venue: The Savoy   Lady Thatcher, My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, Five years ago, when the doors opened at Politico’s for the first time, I can’t have imagined that I would be here tonight, in the presence of so many who have helped make our business what it is today....