This online beauty products shop sells well-known brands such as Charlotte Tilbury and Sunday Riley, as well as ranges from up-and-coming firms including Huda Beauty and the Ordinary. Co-founders Alexia Inge, 40, and Jessica Deluca, 40, started the business in 2008, with current co-chief executive Murray Salmon, 46, joining in 2011. The London-based company has secured £1.75m funding from investors including Net-a-Porter’s co-founder Carmen Busquets, 52, and Lovefilm’s cofounder William Reeve, 45. Turnover in 2017 grew to £37.6m, 40% of it generated overseas, helped by growth in markets such as the Middle East.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank7
CompanyCult Beauty
ActivityOnline beauty retailer
LocationCentral London
Annual sales rise over 3 years131.35%
Latest sales £000s*37,641
Staff65
Founded2008
Websitewww.cultbeauty.co.uk

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