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Founded in 2005 by university friends John Parker, 38, and Christiaan Ashworth, 38, END has grown from a shop in Newcastle upon Tyne to a global online retailer. It ships 7,000 products a day worldwide and stocks more than 500 brands and designers, including Comme des Garçons. Its stores in London and Newcastle reopened in mid- June with social distancing measures in place, followed by its Glasgow outlet at the end of the month. It is backed by private equity firm CORIndex Ventures, which bought a minority stake for an undisclosed sum in 2014.

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Company details
ActivityDesigner menswear retailer
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Sales £m170.5
Operating profit £m31.4
Main shareholdersIndex Ventures (35%), Christiaan Ashworth (32%), John Parker (32%)

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