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In 1991 the founder retired and Tom led a management buy-out, scraping together pounds 100,000 and borrowing against his home.
AFTER scraping together pounds 30,000 to open her dream beauty salon, Cassie Ball had very little to live on - and felt that as a size 20 she didn't really look the part.
He left IBM in 1968 after scraping together $3,000 to start EIC Group, a real estate broker firm.