This Burnley-based value retailer employs more than 2,800 people across its chain of 200 stores, and has plans to open a further 15 sites by next March. It sells a wide range of products across categories that include fashion, footwear, home, beauty and everyday essentials. Owned by private equity firm Duke Street Capital, the group is led by chief executive Tony Page, 49.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank186
CompanyThe Original Factory Shop
ActivityDiscount retailer
LocationBurnley
Sales £m174.3
Operating profit £m6.9
Main shareholdersDuke Street Capital (75%), management (25%)
Staff2,819
Founded1969
Websitewww.theoriginalfactoryshop.co.uk

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