Peter Jones archive

  • Dragon Peter Jones re-opens 30 Jessops stores, launches new website
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    Dragon Peter Jones re-opens 30 Jessops stores, launches new website

    By 28 March 2013

    Jessops has made a return to the UK high street, as Peter Jones of Dragons' Den fame looks to re-open 30 stores along with a new website. Starting with London and Birmingham, Jessops will be open for business on Thursday 28 March, with four more stores...

  • Dragon Peter Jones buys Jessops brand, but none of the 187 stores
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    Dragon Peter Jones buys Jessops brand, but none of the 187 stores

    By 1 February 2013

    Dragon's Den star and successful entrepreneur Peter Jones has bought the Jessops brand for an undisclosed sum. However, those hoping that the 187 high street stores that have been shut since the firm went into administration will be disappointed, the...

  • myBunjee will protect your smartphone, Dragon Peter Jones drops £70,000 in support
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    myBunjee will protect your smartphone, Dragon Peter Jones drops £70,000 in support

    By 26 November 2012

    A smartphone accessory looking to save your precious handset from accidental drops, myBunjee has got the thumbs-up from Dragons' Den entrepreneur Peter Jones. Pitched in the Den, Emma Jones and Mark Ferguson, inventors of myBunjee, appeared on the Sunday...

  • VIDEO: Steve Jobs in the Dragons' Den
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    VIDEO: Steve Jobs in the Dragons' Den

    By 3 January 2011

    It's no Reggae Reggae sauce, that's for sure - but you would have thought that Steve Jobs could have done a better job than this when selling the iPad to the Dragons' Den crew. We particularly love Theo Paphitis saying that the software is "okay-ish"...

  • Peter Jones talks BlackBerry, iPad and pitching apps
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    Peter Jones talks BlackBerry, iPad and pitching apps

    By 5 November 2010

    Being a Dragon is a tough life. Sitting on the first floor of an abandoned warehouse in a leather armchair with a pile money on your desk while you figure out what to invest in is one thing, but you need to keep an eye on the companies you already have...

  • Peter Jones digs JCB as four more toughphones arrive
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    Peter Jones digs JCB as four more toughphones arrive

    By 3 November 2010

    Peter Jones stood loud and proud in London last night to introduce not one but four JCB toughphones to the world. Among the bunch held aloft by the technology-focused entrepreneur were the world’s first floating handset and two touch-screen models rock...