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Chairman Ken Savage and managing director Ray Somerville have pushed through rapid expansion at Perrys, the car dealership that claims to have sold 17,000 new and 19,000 used vehicles last year. The company was formed in 2001 through a £27m management buyout of the motor dealership division of the quoted Perrys Group. The most successful of its 28 sites is in Doncaster, with sales of £25m in 2003. The company’s profits rose 69% a year from £1.6m in 2000 to £7.8m in 2003.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank36
CompanyPerrys
ActivityCar dealer
LocationNorthampton
Annual profit growth69.26%
Latest profits £000s7,773
Latest sales £000s317,643
Staff1,237
Founded1908
Websitewww.perrys.co.uk

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