London-based Pentland manages clothing and sports brands such as Berghaus, Canterbury and Speedo. The group designs products, makes them or outsources production and oversees marketing and distribution. It owns a majority stake in JD Sports and in March acquired a controlling interest in the American footwear brand SeaVees for an undisclosed sum. Owned by the founding Rubin family, Pentland is chaired by Stephen Rubin, 79.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank10
CompanyPentland Group
ActivityBrand manager and retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*2,913
Profit £m*381
Year endDec 16
Principal shareholdersRubin family (100%)
Staff17,717
Founded1932
Websitewww.pentland.com

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