Million dollar idea: The zipper
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How the zipper became a million dollar idea

Zippers - 15 billion are churned out every year and there's probably at least one of them on you now. They're now the world's favourite way of fastening trouser flies and dresses. But the invention was virtually ignored until one company hit on the "zippy" name for it. Aaron Heslehurst tells the story.

  • 19 Jan 2018
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