Masters 2013: ‘No such thing as business failure’, says NW Ambassador Marks

THE Co-operative Group's chief executive Peter Marks told the Business Masters audience that there was "no such things as failure in business", a day after pulling out of the deal to buy 630 Lloyds branches.

Mr Marks, who was named the North West Ambassador at the awards, had earlier joked he was the odd one out in a room of successful entrepreneurs for being "famous for failing to do the Lloyds deal".

On Wednesday morning the Co-op announced it was pulling out of the £750m deal because of the wider economic ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...