Published on Nov 12, 2012 Source: www.abndigital.com
ABN's Chris Bishop is joined in studio by Margaret Hirsch, founder and COO of Hirsch's Homestores, to share the inside story of what it takes to get the entrepreneurial edge. The interview follows Margaret Hirsch being honored by her peers who named her winner of the entrepreneur section of the Business Woman of Year award 2012.
- 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.