Celebrating its 85th anniversary this year, this Swansea-based motor group remains family-owned and is led by founder Charles Edward Manton Day’s grandson, Graham Day. The business claims to be one of the largest car dealerships in Wales and employs more than 500 staff across 12 sites. It sells new and used Ford, Peugeot, Nissan, Fiat and Iveco vans and trucks, as well as providing after-sales and accident-repair services. Sales reached £185.1m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank209
CompanyDay’s Motor Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationSwansea
Sales £m185.1
Operating profit £m8.4
Main shareholdersGraham Day (34%), Jillian Day (34%), Geoffrey Day Settlement (32%)
Staff515
Founded1926
Websitewww.days.co.uk

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