Published on Sep 20, 2013 Source: www.eoy.co.za
Be inspired by The Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year ® 2013 success stories - Meet the finalists, in the Medium Business Category, Margaret Hirsch from Hirsch's.
The Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition celebrates excellence in entrepreneurship, serving as an inspiration to others to succeed in the world of business. Entrants stand a chance of winning a share of the R1 345 000 in prizes.
- Margaret Hirsch is one half of a dynamic husband and wife duo that founded Hirsch's Homestores. Back in 1979, as a secretary, together with her husband Allan, then an appliance repair man, they unwittingly became entrepreneurs who went on to build an appliance, electronics and furnishing retail empire. Today, Hirsch's Homestores is the largest independently owned appliance and electronics business in Southern Africa, with seventeen branches and concept stores spread throughout South Africa.