Schoolboy entrepreneur Tommie Rose, the boy who's made £14k selling sweets in the playground has turned his hand to to online business world. Now the 15 year old is auctioning a signed bottle of pop, and he's already made over £100K! he says he'll use the money to pay for his University education.
Tommie appeared on Granada Reports after making international headlines when the M.E.N. revealed how his ‘black market’ tuck shop earned thousands. After being threatened with suspension his school, Salford’s Buile Hill High School for breaking their healthy eating policy the trader is closing down the business and branching out to the worldwide web in a bid to sell the rest of his stock.
He has posted a ‘signed’ bottle of orange-flavoured Lucozade on eBay - and the current highest bid is over £100K with another day to go!!
A write up on eBay says: “1 bottle of orange Lucozade signed by me, Tommie Rose. I’m the young businessman who has been all over the Press in last few days, in every national newspaper and trending on Twitter and Facebook. This is a limited piece as I am only signing 2. Happy bidding.”