This online retailer sells premium health and beauty goods via 166 websites. A string of acquisitions, including Berlinbased beauty subscription service Glossybox, helped overseas sales to hit £512.4m in 2017. It says it is valued at £3.25bn following recent share sales by private investors, and it is backed by KKR and BlackRock. Founder Matt Moulding, 46, leads the Manchester firm.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank45
CompanyThe Hut Group
ActivityOnline retailer
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa75.04%
International sales £000s*512,400
Total sales £000s*736,000
Staff3,222
Founded2004
Websitewww.thg.com

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