Charles Tyrwhitt has sold classic menswear since 1986, and has thriving online and mail-order businesses in Britain, America, Australia and Germany. Under chief executive Greg Hodder, 64, the group has also expanded to 25 shops, including its flagship Jermyn Street site, plus five in America and one in France. The business takes its title from the middle names of founder and chairman Nick Wheeler, 51.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank135
CompanyCharles Tyrwhitt
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*184.5
Operating profit £m*17.3
Main shareholdersNick Wheeler (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
Staff802
Founded1986
Websitewww.ctshirts.co.uk

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