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From market trader to billionaire: the man behind The Range

Humble beginnings - Chris Dawson pictured in his market trading days Photo: ITV News

He's a market trader from Devon who is now one of the richest people in the country. Chris Dawson owns the superstores 'The Range' - a company he built up from a single shop in Plymouth.

But what makes him tick? And does he think his hundreds of staff should share in the fortune he's made?

Our presenter Ian Axton spent a day with the businessman whose empire started here in the West Country: