Harratts

With 10 forecourts, The Harratts Group claims to be Britain’s largest independent Volvo dealer. It posted sales of £175.5m in 2004, selling 3,500 new and 4,600 used vehicles. The West Yorkshire business, which was founded by Derek and Stella Harratt in 1966, also sells Renault, Mitsubishi, Peugeot and Nissan cars. Its corporate division is growing and now sells more than 1,000 vehicles a year. The business has remained in family hands and is led by managing director Shaun Harratt.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank149
CompanyHarratts
ActivityCar dealer
LocationWakefield
Sales £m175.5
Operating profit £m2
Main shareholdersDerek Harratt & family (100%)
Staff386
Founded1966
Websitewww.harratts.co.uk

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