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Johnnie Boden, 58, set up this home-retail business in 1991 and is still creative director. It continues to sell via its catalogue, although chief executive Jill Easterbrook, 48, who has said she will leave the company in December, has been building a digital strategy. About 40% of online sales now come from America. In September, it said trading has been hit by “ongoing uncertainty”.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank41
CompanyBoden
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationNorthwest London
Sales £m382.6
Operating profit £m30.1
Main shareholdersJohnnie Boden (65%), Julian Granville (5%), staff and other investors (30%)
Staff1,155
Founded1991
Websitewww.boden.co.uk

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