Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts has sold classic menswear since 1986 and today has 23 stores, including five in America and one in France. It also has a thriving online and mail order business that accounts for more than 70% of total revenue, which last year rose 22% to £155.4m. The London business takes its title from the middle names of founder Nick Wheeler, 50.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank225
CompanyCharles Tyrwhitt Shirts
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*155.4
Operating profit £m*16.3
Main shareholders

Nick Wheeler (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)

Staff700
Founded1986
Websitewww.ctshirts.co.uk

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