Pete Boyle CEO of Argento and Let’s Go hydro.
Pete started on his entrepreneurial journey with no background in retail. His determination that his mum would never have to pay for him in life kicked off his colourful journey in the world of business. From hitch hiking to Dublin to buy jewellery, to countless appearances in court, to not taking no for an answer when it came to driving his business on.
His business went from 5 million to 60 million in 7 years and with that came many challenges as well as huge rewards. Pete is open and honest.
Pete talks about the early days and how there was no experience or money to get him started, just a yearning for success.
There were many challenges along the way with Pete discussing pushing the boundaries, risk taking and how at times it got him in hot water with the law.
Opening a retail space in 1997 was a big step for Pete however this was to be the beginning of his real success.
Keeping abreast of key trends is a big topic during the conversation and how he had to act quickly when he knew that his competitors were doing something different.
Listen to the full episode to hear exactly how he navigated the wholesale world and his tips for success.
Entrepreneurship is not always positive and Pete discusses the challenges he has faced over the years.
Managing money was also a big topic during the conversation, something a lot of people struggle with.
Pete ends with some great advice on “Making it Happen.”
E64: How My Business went from 5 million to 60 million in 7 years: Pete Boyle
Check out the episode here:
Links from Episode:
Episode brought to you in partnership with NI Business Info