People and Business: On the tiles
Thursday 28 January 1999
The recently floated group claims it is "the UK's largest specialist tile retailer" and operates a chain of warehouse-style tile stores.
Mr Jack survived the General Election massacre and is still Member of Parliament for Fylde in Lancashire, a seat he first took in 1987.
Before he entered politics Mr Jack started his business with Proctor & Gamble, which might prove of some use in his new role as a non-exec at Topps Tiles.
He may not be so keen to quote his subsequent experience working at Marks & Spencer, not the current retailing flavour of the month at all.
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