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13m 53s


Mary Portas
Founder or Portas agency, broadcaster, retail expert, author & highstreet campaigner.


“We have a media that has to tell you what’s new all the time so people want to continue buying.”

Mary is one of Britain's most inspiring social entrepreneurs, bar none. Widely recognized as the UK’s foremost authority on retail and brand communication, Mary Portas has a multitude of expertise; business woman, advertising executive, retail expert, Government adviser, broadcaster and consumer champion.  The British media crowned her “Queen of Shops”.



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