Mint Velvet’s range of women’s clothing, accessories and footwear is available online and at its 28 shops and 92 department store concessions. The company was founded in 2009 by Liz Houghton, 51, Stuart Grant, 41, Lisa Agar-Rea, 47, and Jane Rawlings, 49. New store openings helped to increase its latest profits to £10.8m. Last year it opened shops in Switzerland and Dubai, and in December the company sold a stake of undisclosed size to Lewis Trust Group, the investment business set up by the founders of River Island.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank31
CompanyMint Velvet
ActivityLadies' clothing retailer
LocationHigh Wycombe
Annual profit growth86.31%
Latest profits £000s10,768
Latest sales £000s63,107
Staff519
Founded2009
Websitewww.mintvelvet.co.uk

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