Dreams says it is the largest specialist bed retailer in Britain with 14% of the market. The company sells more than 120 different beds and mattresses from 177 superstores nationwide. Mike and Carol Clare founded the company in 1985 and sold a majority stake to Exponent this March in a reported £230m deal. The firm plans to have 300 stores within five years.

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Company details
Year2008
CompanyDreams
ActivityBed retailer
LocationHigh Wycombe
Profits £00013,187
Sales £000166,772
Staff1,303
Founded1985
Websitewww.dreams.co.uk