CeX

People looking to trade in their games consoles or pick up a secondhand iPad are served by this company, which buys, sells and exchanges technology and entertainment products. Complete Entertainment Exchange — or CeX — began as a shop off London’s Tottenham Court Road in 1992, and now has 590 stores, including franchises, across 10 countries. It also owns the ecommerce site webuy.com. Managing director David Mullins, 48, heads the business. As we went to press the company reported sales for the six months to December 2017 of £81m.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank213
CompanyCeX
ActivityUsed electronics retailer
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m146.3
Operating profit £m3
Main shareholdersMohini Dudani (76%), Hoo Yun Man (10%), others (14%)
Staff2,740
Founded1992
Websiteuk.webuy.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda