This firm was founded as a single car dealership in Coventry in 1979 by Terry Lister, 76, and Keith Bradshaw, 75. Now based in Stratford-upon-Avon, it has more than 50 outlets across East Anglia, the Midlands and northern England, selling marques such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The company has plans to open a £10m Porsche dealership in Hull in 2020.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank49
CompanyListers
ActivityAutomotive retailer
LocationStratford-upon-Avon
Sales £m*1,230
Profit £m*22
Year endMar 19
Principal shareholdersBradshaw family (50%), Lister family (50%)
Staff2,383
Founded1979
Websitewww.listersgroup.co.uk

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