Sugar sold off the company to its biggest client BSkyB in 2007
He has appeared in the BBC reality show, ‘The Apprentice’ since 2005
Amstrad produced the Amstrad Mega PC, a system similar to the Sega TeraDrive in 1993
In spite of having no knowledge about the game of football, he teamed up with Terry Venables to buy Tottenham Hotspur football club in 1991
During the early 1990s they purchased several telecommunication businesses including Betacom, Viglen Computers and Dancall Telecom
The company brought out the PC models PPC512 and 640 in an attempt to bring affordable portable computers to the market in 1988
The Amstrad PC range was introduced in 1984 in an attempt to capitalize on the surge in demand for personal computers during that time
In spite of registering tremendous growth during the 1980s, the company ran into hard times during the 1990s
By 1970 the company began its manufacturing unit as well
The company, founded in 1968 registered phenomenal growth during the 1980s
In 1971, he moved to Studio apartment in Manhattan, New York and became involved with larger building projects. In the following year, he finalized first multi-million dollar real estate transaction with the sale of Swifton village in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In 1985, he bought Mar-a-lago estate in Palm beach, Florida and renovated the Barbizon hotel and 100 Central Park South.
In 1988, he bought the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
In 1989, he bought a fleet of Boeing 727 airplanes to form Trump air shuttle service. Unfortunately a helicopter crash killed three Trump casino executives which lead to big issue.
By 1989, poor business decisions left him unable to meet loan payments but he somehow financed the construction of his third casino, the $1 million Taj Mahal, with high-interest junk bonds. The increasing debt soon brought him to business bankruptcy.
In 1990, he regained his previous stable financial position and fame and opened the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. Soon he gained approval for Riverside south development of West Side rail yards.
In 1996, he got the ownership of Miss Universe Organization which produces the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Tean USA pageants.
In 2003, he became joint partner with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) where he became the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show, ‘The Apprentice’ which became a huge success. Following its success, he co-produced a show, ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ along with British TV producer Mark Burnett.
On October 21, 2004, Trump Hotels and Casino & Resorts declared a restructuring of its debt which led to a reduction in his individual ownership from 56 percent to 27 percent. The company applied for Chapter 11 Protection in November and soon the company re-emerged from bankruptcy as ‘Trump Entertainment Resorts Holdings’.