Chief executive Mike Logue, 46, drove the turnaround of this bed manufacturer and retailer from losses of £7.9m in 2013, when it was bought from administration by US private equity firm Sun Capital, to profits of £34.5m in 2017. Now with 1,900 employees and 193 stores, the company sells 10,000 mattresses, bases and headboards every week and has its own online-based subsidiary, Hyde & Sleep.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank84
CompanyDreams
ActivityBed manufacturer and retailer
LocationHigh Wycombe
Sales £m290.3
Operating profit £m34.5
Main shareholdersSun European Partners (94%), management (6%)
Staff1,837
Founded1985
Websitewww.dreams.co.uk

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