Charles Tyrwhitt has sold classic menswear since 1986, and has thriving online and mail-order businesses primarily in Britain, America, Australia and Germany. Under founder, chairman and owner Nick Wheeler, 54, the company has expanded to 41 shops, including its flagship Jermyn Street site, 13 in America and one in France. Luke Kingsnorth, 42, became chief executive in April, stepping up from his role leading the retailer’s North American operations.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank120
CompanyCharles Tyrwhitt
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*212.2
Operating profit £m*15.2
Main shareholdersNick Wheeler & family (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
Staff1,130
Founded1986
Websitewww.ctshirts.co.uk

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