Jacqueline Gold, founder of Ann Summers, on how she became one of Britain’s richest women

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Ann Summers chief executive Jacqueline Gold has been credited with transforming the lingerie company into a more female-friendly business – and in the process has become Britain’s 16th richest woman, according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List. So what was the key to her success? Gold believes that identifying a gap in the market was what turned Ann Summers into such a recognisable brand.

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Author: editorsbloc

Sabuhi Gard has over 20 years' experience as a national newspaper business journalist. She has worked for the Financial Times, Times Online, Express newspapers, Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Telegraph and internet company Yahoo UK & Ireland as Finance Editor. In 2008, she was selected as 'Freelancer of the Fortnight' by media website journalism.co.uk; in 2009, she was short-listed for 'Business Journalist of the Year' at the Santander Media Awards. In 2015, Sabuhi successfully crowd funded her debut children's book for pre-school children.

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