Jacqueline Gold, who made Ann Summers one of the best-known brands in retail, died last week. Here we pay tribute to her legacy.
A trailblazer and a visionary, Jacqueline Gold was one of a generation of women who forged their way in a then male-dominated industry.
Gold started her career in 1981 as an intern at Ann Summers, bought by her father when it had just two shops. It was rare at the time for a woman to have such influence, but within a decade she had become chief executive.
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