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Stuttafords dies on 1 August. There are lessons to learn

Stuttafords will shut up shop on 1 August.

The iconic giant could not evolve.

What do we learn from this?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Arguments are often why family-owned businesses don’t make it to the second generation.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Stuttafords had a great business model.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

They created a wonderful experience. But things have changed.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Stuttafords is South Africa’s Kodak.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Focussing on a niche lends itself to a very successful click-and-mortar business.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

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