Net Worth: Under Review
About Jacqueline Gold – Jacqueline Gold’s Fortune
Net worth: $860 million (£537m)
Citizenship: United Kingdom
How she made her money: Businesswoman, and Chief Executive of the Gold Group International
Gold worked a few low-paying jobs, including work experience at her father’s newly acquired ann summers chain of stores. it was here that she hit upon the idea of the ann summers party plan – a home marketing scheme for selling sex toys and lingerie.
British chain, launched by entrepreneur Jacqueline Gold, said sales fell from £117m to £110m in the year ending June 2006, while pre-tax profits halved to £1.53m.
Beate Uhse has seen business collapse at its 300 stores in 11 countries. Pre-tax profits were down more than 80% to
e1.2bn (£816 million) in the first half of the year.