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This furniture company, headquartered in Yorkshire, claims it is Britain’s biggest sofa maker and retailer, with more than 100 stores across the UK and Ireland. Private equity owner Advent bought DFS in 2010 for £500m from founder Lord Kirkham. It is led by chief executive Ian Filby, 55.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank93
CompanyDFS
ActivityUpholstered furniture retailer
LocationSouth Yorkshire
Sales £m671
Profit £m86
Year endJul 13
Principal shareholdersAdvent International
Staff3,243
Founded1970
Websitewww.dfs.co.uk

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