Business Blunders

The situation with Eskom is no laughing matter so it's not a Business Blunder!

Vestact CEO Paul Theron doesn't feature Eskom on his list but does feature Vietnamese restaurants, Coca-Cola's failed #makeithappy campaign, Harvard and Peter Masters - a man setting up a tattoo parlour in Iraq. Except tattoos are forbidden in Muslim culture!

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Trump vs Jong-un; it’s complete ‘bulls**t’ – Paul Theron (Vestact)

Trump vs Jong-un; it’s complete ‘bulls**t’ – Paul Theron (Vestact)

They’re two “w**kers” looking for attention says Paul Theron, the straight-talking MD of Vestact.

Virgin’s “foam-pas”, golden poop, cheating Qataris; the week’s business blunders

Virgin’s “foam-pas”, golden poop, cheating Qataris; the week’s business blunders

Qatar, trying cheat its way to a world record, forced flip-flop wearing labourers to take part in a marathon. This and more...

McD wants you to have super sized dreams (& rappers "stamp" their authority!)

McD wants you to have super sized dreams (& rappers "stamp" their authority!)

Mike Wills standing-in for Bruce Whitfield spoke to Vestact MD Paul Theron about this week's business blunders.

BBC puts brakes on Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson (and other business blunders)

BBC puts brakes on Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson (and other business blunders)

Paul Theron looks at some of the week's business blunders from across the world.

Fanta celebrates the good old days of Nazi Germany (and other business blunders)

Fanta celebrates the good old days of Nazi Germany (and other business blunders)

You can’t buy love, says the Fed, but you can buy something so close you can’t tell the difference (and other business blunders).

CEO gets R1bn for being fired. Infamous ex-KGB agent builds Ugandan oil refinery

CEO gets R1bn for being fired. Infamous ex-KGB agent builds Ugandan oil refinery

Paul Theron discusses a CEO who became very rich by being fired and Uganda's deal with a "close bugger of Vlad Putin’s".

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