This Cheshire-based online retailer sells premium goods in the health and beauty sector, via more than 140 group websites backed by its proprietary technology. It was highly acquisitive last year and sales rose by 50% to £501.4m as a result. This year co-founder and chief executive Matthew Moulding, 45, has bought internet services and web hosting business UK2, beauty subscription firm Glossybox, online beauty retailer RY and spa and skincare brand Espa. In August, asset management firm Old Mutual Global Investors acquired a 5% stake, valuing the group at £2.5bn.
This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.