£5 Million retail mission – Entrepreneur has discount chains in sight. A flamboyant Manchester businessman has returned from his home Monaco to make a £5m cash bid for what he really really wants – the troubled Scottish discount chain What Everyone Wants. Michael Flacks, 35, who is staying with family in Prestwich, says he started working at the age of 16, and is a self made millionaire. Now he has an burning desire to buy the Glagow based clothing firm and save more than 2.000 jobs which are on the line at its 130 shops across UK, that have a turnover of about £95m.

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