Business Blunders

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

BBC has always had a love hate relationship with their talisman Jeremy Clarkson, having once fired him from the show because of his motor mouth. Clarkson can argue that the show Top Gear's success has a lot to do with him. The TV network has pulled breaks on the show because Jeremy had an altercation with one of the show's producers. Wheel the show survive without him? Speaking of which, the wheels seem to have come off at Eskom, having set aside, or suspended their executive team.

A South African couple living in California launched Ocean Basket, with exact branding and imaging without rights, but as if that's enough they also launched a coffee show! Does the name Muggs and Beans ring a bell?

Here are more details on this week's business blunders from the week as reported by Paul Theron, MD at Vestact..


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