Selling classic menswear since 1986, this London business has established itself in the US and Germany via the web and mail order. It also has five overseas stores, and boosted international sales to £47.5m in 2012. The firm, which operates as a limited liability partnership, is run and owned by founder Nick Wheeler, 48.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank145
CompanyCharles Tyrwhitt Shirts
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa35.90%
International sales £000s47,485
Total sales £000s98,361
Staff480
Founded1986
Websitewww.ctshirts.co.uk

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