This Folkestone-based retailer began as a one-man firm in 2003, selling nuts and bolts. Its website now lists more than 90,000 items, including power tools and building materials. In 2015, the private equity firm Foresight invested £4m in a buyout, led by managing directors Tim Horrell, 52, and Patrick Ker, 64. FFX has customers in Germany, Holland and France, thanks to marketing on eBay and Google. Exports reached £10.6m in 2018.
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