Tom Chapman, 54, and wife Ruth, 55, started with a single Wimbledon boutique in 1987. The business now sells more than 400 brands of luxury men’s and women’s fashion online and in five London stores and a private shopping townhouse. Expansion in America, Asia and Europe has been driven by its website’s success. It delivers to 176 countries, with exports of £148m in the year to January 2017, under chief executive Ulric Jerome, 39.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank67
CompanyMatchesfashion.com
ActivityLuxury fashion retailer
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa60.06%
International sales £000s148,013
Total sales £000s203,742
Staff527
Founded1987
Websitewww.matchesfashion.com

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