AMSTRAD


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AMSTRADAlan Michael Sugar Trading
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And one Black Country devotee has launched a club for those who still treasure their old Amstrad.
Businesses of all sizes were waking up to the possibilities of technology and Amstrad was on the rise.
Last year's winner, web entrepreneur Simon Ambrose, works with Amsprop, the property arm of Amstrad. He is developing a new hotel and golf course.
First series winner Tim Campbell worked for two years at Amstrad before leaving last year to set up a male grooming business.
Sir Alan, who is chairman and chief executive of the firm as well as the majority shareholder, agreed to sell Brentwood-based Amstrad to the satellite broadcaster at the end of July.
UK-based voice, data, Internet and contact centre services supplier THUS plc has been chosen by electronics company Amstrad to enhance its e-m@iler Superphone product.
Amstrad Plc, the Essex, UK consumer electronics company and set-top box maker, has leapt back into the black thanks to booming sales of set-top boxes to leading satellite provider BSkyB.
The businessman - famous for his grilling of contestants and his "You're fired" catchphrase - sold his Amstrad firm, which makes set-top TV boxes, to satellite broadcaster BSkyB last year.
The news came as Amstrad revealed Sugar was standing down as chairman to concentrate on his other companies.
The news comes after self-made multi-millionaire Sir Alan stepped down as chairman of Amstrad yesterday.
Sir Alan, executive chairman of Amstrad and Viglen said :"There are women employers who are more ruthless than men.