Top Track 250

This family business, founded in 1916, makes more than 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 £7.3m, helping raise sales to £217m last year. Third-generation managing director Mark Cotton, 43, heads the West Yorkshire-based group.

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Company details
CompanyJohn Cotton Group
ActivityBedding manufacturer
LocationWest Yorkshire
Sales £m*217.0
Operating profit £m*11.6
Main shareholdersCotton family (100%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda