This family business, established in 1916, makes 10m duvets and 20m pillows a year under its Slumberdown, Snuggledown and John Cotton brands. In 2017, it acquired Australian pillow and duvet maker Tontine for £7.8m, helping international sales hit £60m last year. Third-generation managing director Mark Cotton, 42, heads the group, which is based in West Yorkshire.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank91
CompanyJohn Cotton Group
ActivityBedding manufacturer
LocationWest Yorkshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa61.01%
International sales £000s59,961
Total sales £000s208,663
Staff1,419
Founded1916
Websitewww.johncotton.co.uk

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