Sailing close to the wind

Sailing close to the wind

A simple guide to snatching your partner's business from under him.

BUSINESS STUDIES 101 – How to create a successful business:

  • Find people who have the South African licence or agency for a successful international brand.
  • Go into business with them and create a new company.
  • Create a fictitious debt in the company’s books – in favour of yourself – and apply to liquidate the company on the basis of this debt.
  • Tell the brand owner that its South African licensee or agent is about to go bust.
  • Suggest to the brand owner that it awards the licence or agency to another South African company – one you happen to own.
  • Enjoy many years of prosperity.

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Submitted by : Anthony Krijger of Westville on 2010-12-29 08:59:35
The Beneteau distribution will find its way back eventually. Why would a company of Beneteau's standing want to deal with a mickey mouse set-up with 2 teenage girls selling its products. Sooner or later they will recognise that they were actually represented by someone with excellent standing in the yachting world.


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