The World's Youngest Businessman

by Kashif Masood | 04:59 in , , , |

The World's Youngest Businessman

The youngest British entrepreneur opened his third and most business at the age of nine.
Henry Patterson started his first business when he was just seven years old. He established the sale of bags of fertilizer value of one pound sterling. Henry then created his own online store at auction eBay, which is actively selling products purchased at thrift stores. Online Shopping at auction brought the boy £ 150.
 
Now Henry, who recalls Gordon Gekko from 1987's "Wall Street" as a child, started his own online store selling sweets «Not Before Tea». For the first week of existence shop he received more than 100 orders and helped the first 10 pounds. The boy who built his business from scratch, well-versed in marketing. He developed a logo shop and makes the assessment of return on sales

Now Henry with his head held high distributes his classmates from school Swanbourne House School (Buckinghamshire), your business cards, on which Henry presented himself "creative director." And the boy has ambitious plans. For example, he even wants to make a movie with the main characters of his store. To sell their products boy invented two characters - mice, which is called Peep and sorbet.
 
Now Henry has come to the rescue of his mother. Boy in partnership with it manages Internet - shop. 52-year-old Julian, father Henry, a professional in the field of marketing. Apparently, he had an influence on his son. Henry says: "The first business ideas started coming to me when I was only five years old. I started to sell manure, and I loved this thing - even for a little stinky smell. "
 
"My friends could not believe, know that I started a shop selling sweets. But do not think they were very surprised - I was creating business projects in the past. "Henry confident in the prospects of the business, "Who better than a child to know what sweets most prefer children," - said Henry.
Henry is constantly experimenting and implementing marketing techniques. For example, all the sweets in the shop are sold in neat jars. By jars included as a bonus pen for children, and special stickers. Labels are designed for parents to encourage their children to wash their teeth before bed. "I hate to brush your teeth after sweets, but I love getting stickers from the dentist. That's how I got the idea, "- said Henry. Also, the boy is always thinking of the range of goods on the site. So the store can be found pretty strange sweetness, for example, in the form of candy worms, dirt, or aliens.
Henry gets five percent of the sales of sweets. All the money goes to his personal bank account. The boy plans to expand its business to 16 years, after which the money raised is going to invest in a new business.