The Hut Group sells health and beauty products via 166 group websites backed by its proprietary technology. It opened an 800,000 sq ft production and logistics centre in Poland last year and, in April, secured a $1bn banking facility to help fund expansion. In the same month, it acquired luxury Parisian haircare brand Christophe Robin, whose clients include Kylie Minogue; and in May, two hotels in Manchester. It is led by founder Matt Moulding, 47.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank72
CompanyThe Hut Group
ActivityOnline retailer
LocationManchester
Sales £m*916
Profit £m*91
Year endDec 18
Principal shareholdersMatt & Jodie Moulding (20%), management (6%), institutional investors (60%), others (14%)
Staff4,531
Founded2004
Websitewww.thg.com

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