The Edinburgh Woollen Mill opened its first shop in Scotland in 1970, selling mainly woollen and cashmere garments and textiles. It also owns value fashion retailers Peacocks, Jane Norman, and the home furnishings brand Ponden Home. The company is solely owned and run by chief executive Philip Day, 50.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank12
CompanyThe Edinburgh Woollen Mill
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationDumfriesshire
Sales £m551.9
Operating profit £m70.9
Main shareholdersPhilip Day (100%)
Staff10,290
Founded1946
Websitewww.ewm.co.uk

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