Charles Tyrwhitt has sold classic menswear since 1986, and has thriving online and mail-order businesses in Britain, America, Australia and Germany. Under founder, chairman and owner Nick Wheeler, 52, the group has also expanded to 30 shops, including its flagship Jermyn Street site, seven in America and one in France. David Boynton, 54, joined as chief executive in February, after 10 years in senior roles at health and beauty retailer L’Occitane. Profits of £12.3m in 2017 are presented before depreciation and amortisation.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank109
CompanyCharles Tyrwhitt
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*211.5
Operating profit £m*‡12.3
Main shareholdersNick Wheeler & family (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
Staff1,048
Founded1986
Websitewww.ctshirts.co.uk

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