Small Business pp 149-158 | Cite as

Case Study B

The Happy Nut House
  • Gary Davies
  • Kim Harris
Part of the Macmillan Small Business Series book series


Being made redundant from your father’s printing firm is not the best start to a commercial career but that was the situation for Michael Dunn in Liverpool in 1972. He joined a local health food shop as its manager until the shop was bought by a large chain, Holland and Barrett, in 1974. Dunn moved on to become an area manager with a smaller chain, Country Life Wholefoods, and left them in 1976, this time with the objective of starting his own health food retail business.


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© Gary Davies and Kim Harris 1990

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  • Gary Davies
  • Kim Harris

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