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1st Edition

Five Fast Pennies

ISBN 9780367756758
Published December 1, 2021 by Routledge
238 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1994, Five Fast Pennies was written by the Co-Founder of Food Lion, Inc., Ralph W. Ketner, to tell the story of the challenges and opportunities he faced throughout his life and career.

Accessibly written, the book provides a detailed insight into Ketner’s philosophy of "Five fast pennies instead of one slow nickel", his views on success, and his journey from childhood through to Co-Founder of Food Lion, Inc., and beyond.

Table of Contents

Foreword; 1: The Privilege of Being "Underprivileged"; 2: Cannon Mills; 3: This Man's Army; 4: Nine Jobs I Didn't Like; 5: Buddy, Can you Spare $1000?; 6: "Five Fast Pennies"; 7: Go-Go 70s; 8: Buon Giorno, Belgians; 9: Buying Low, Selling Low; 10: Four-Letter Words; 11: Gifts that Keep Giving; 12: Some Family Notes; Epilogue

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