Profit Track 100

This Tyneside-based company repackages surplus brands from health, beauty and cosmetic companies such as Rimmel and L’Oréal, before selling them on to discount stores that include B&M, 99p Stores and Poundland. Almost a quarter of turnover comes from international sales, and it plans to expand further in Europe, America and Australasia. Ian Marly, 41, Jed Iqbal, 50 and Peter Razaq, 49, co-founded the company in 2006 and oversaw profits of £3.8m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank98
CompanyKans and Kandy
ActivityExcess inventory wholesaler
LocationSouth Shields
Annual profit growth42.17%
Latest profits £000s3,798
Latest sales £000s17,111
Staff20
Founded2006
Websitewww.kansandkandy.com

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