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From Nothing to Everything: An inspiring saga of struggle and success from £2 to a £200 million business by Rami Ranger

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7. Back to Work

I STARTED WORK as a manager for Currys at their Wood Green store in 1983. My previous sales and managerial experience with KFC, McCain and with my own businesses stood me in good stead. Even though I knew nothing about electronics, it didn’t matter. I’d demonstrated that I could learn quickly. And as I said earlier, if you’re dedicated you will almost always know more than the customer about the product within a few months.

Life was going well. I was no longer working in the evenings or on Sundays and was able to spend much more time with my family. The income from the shop in Harrow and Wealdstone kept coming and Renu got a good job at the Naval Secretariat in the Admiralty at the Ministry of Defence. We felt secure. For the ...

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