BEAUTY BAY

More than 8,000 make-up, skincare and haircare products from cult beauty brands such as Anastasia Beverly Hills, Jeffree Star Cosmetics and The Ordinary can be purchased on this Manchester etailer’s website. Founded in 1999 by David Gabbie, 37, and brother Arron, 40, the firm rebranded in 2005 and has since grown by stocking hard-to-get products from international brands. The business has also expanded its social media presence to 2m followers. It scaled up its distribution to help cope with increased demand, and saw profits hit an annualised £5.8m in 2018.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank21
CompanyBEAUTY BAY
ActivityOnline cosmetics retailer
LocationSalford
Annual profit growth89.97%
Latest profits £000s†5,754
Latest sales £000s†79,319
Staff114
Founded1999
Websitewww.beautybay.com

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