This motor retailer has seven dealerships in Merseyside and Scotland selling new and nearly new Ford cars. It also sells commercial vehicles and offers a full after-sales and parts service. Chairman Brian Gilda, 64, founded the Edinburgh-based company in 1982.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank163
CompanyPeoples
ActivityCar dealer
LocationEdinburgh
Sales £m*185.9
Operating profit £m*4.1
Main shareholdersBrian Gilda (85%), Stewart Ramsay (15%)
Staff397
Founded1982
Websitewww.peoplescars.co.uk

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