DCS supplies 20,000 retailers and 500 wholesalers with health, beauty and household brands, such as P&G, Unilever and Colgate. The group owns the Enliven brand, which it exports to 75 countries, and recently purchased a new 25-acre headquarters in Banbury. The business is led by chairman and chief executive Denys Shortt, 52, a former international hockey player.

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Company details
CompanyDCS Group (UK)
ActivityToiletry products distributor
Sales £m185.6
Operating profit £m5.1
Main shareholdersDenys Shortt (100%)

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