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As its name suggests, The White Company sells predominantly white bed and bathroom linen, fashion and accessories. Founded by Chrissie Rucker, 46, in 1994, after she struggled to find high-quality, affordable white bed linen and tableware, the chain now comprises 53 UK stores and 13 franchises across Dubai and the Middle East. Chief executive Will Kernan, 45, launched a US website last year and nine new stores, which helped boost profits to £6.5m.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank95
CompanyThe White Company
ActivityHome accessories retailer
LocationWest London
Annual profit growth44.37%
Latest profits £000s6,505
Latest sales £000s143,780
Staff1,113
Founded1994
Websitewww.thewhitecompany.com

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* Supplied by company † Annualised figure **Ebitda, revised to £4.9m after close of research