I’ve written for more than 100 newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian and The Observer, Fast Company, Times and Sunday Times, New York Times, Management Today, and Director. And I’ve written lots of books. Here are some examples.


Scoring Points

The data that took Tesco from being the UK’s third-biggest supermarket to being the world’s third-largest retailer in decade.

Wall Street Journal

For the Journal and its partners I’ve written about everything from the rise of vaping, to Vietnam’s auto industry, to what to grow in Papua New Guinea.



Counterfeiting is the world’s fastest-growing crime wave. Who does it, how they do it, and the people who try to stop them.


Game of Thrones on Business

Game of Thrones on Business (co-author with Rebecca Clare) was shortlisted for CMI Management Book of the Year 2016.

“An interesting read.” (George Osborne)

Fit to Bust

Successful companies fail. But why? An investigation of some of the most dramatic, and costly, business failures in history.


The 52 Brilliant Ideas series

I wrote guides to some great books about ideas, including The Prince (Machiavelli) and The Conquest of Happiness (Russell).

From the archives …

I’ve talked about my books on radio, and TV, and in print hundreds of times over the years. Here are two examples from history.

Richard and Judy (2005)

Bloomberg TV US (2004)