The Long Road to Champneys: The Extraordinary Life of a Pioneering Spa Queen

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Infinite Ideas, Dec 1, 2010 - Businesswomen - 256 pages
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An inspirational rags-to-riches story of a wartime refugee and her determination to succeed, this title presents revealing insight into one family's vision to build a global brand.
  

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Contents

1 Early years
1
2 A middleclass life
13
3 A nation at war
24
4 Country life and city bunkers
36
5 Earning a crust and first love
50
6 Shes leaving home
63
7 Family life
80
8 The birth of WeightGuard
93
11 Looking after the pennies
138
12 The circle of life
156
13 A Springs stake and a learning curve
171
14 Forest Mere opens
188
15 Champneys at last
204
16 The rollercoaster of life
217
17 The fickle hand of fate
231
Index
240

9 Fraught times at Frimleys
104
10 Hard graft at Henlow Grange
121

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