This hi-fi retailer has held the Guinness World Record for most sales per square foot of any retail outlet since 1994. The record-breaking London Bridge store was opened by managing director Julian Richer, 59, when he was just 19. The London-based company has since expanded to 53 stores, which also sell home cinema and television equipment. Its chief executive is Julie Abraham.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank192
CompanyRicher Sounds
ActivityAudio-visual retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m155.9
Operating profit £m7.5
Main shareholdersJulian Richer (95%), Rosie Richer (5%)
Staff497
Founded1978
Websitewww.richersounds.com

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