This car supermarket group sells a wide range of used cars from small family hatchbacks to 4x4s, as well as providing finance deals and part exchange. Trade Centre Wales was founded by chairman Mark Bailey, 50, in 2000, and has sites in Neath, Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil. Its Trade Centre UK trading arm opened a Wednesbury site in April last year, helping sales jump 68% to £179m in 2017, followed this year in May by what the company claims is Europe’s largest used car showroom, in Coventry.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank156
CompanyThe Trade Centre Wales
ActivityCar supermarket
LocationWest Glamorgan
Sales £m179
Operating profit £m15.3
Main shareholders

Mark Bailey (100%)

Staff393
Founded2001
Websitewww.thetradecentrewales.co.uk

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