Motor Parts Direct

This Essex firm supplies car parts to the independent garage industry through its website and national network of 117 branches. Chairman Mukesh Shah, 59, and managing director Darren Wykes, 50, opened their first store in Kettering in 2000, and in 2017, led the business to profits of £5.1m. The pair have adopted a strategy of rapid expansion — in 2018 alone they opened 18 new branches throughout England and Wales.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank33
CompanyMotor Parts Direct
ActivityMotor Parts retailer
LocationBraintree, Essex
Annual profit growth78.97%
Latest profits £000s5,093
Latest sales £000s78,610
Staff1,015
Founded1999
Websitewww.mpdonline.co.uk

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