From a retailing family, Tom Morris founded this Liverpool company 31 years ago. With its “Top Brands—bottom prices” promise, the family-run company is behind the famous Home Bargain brand which has 150 stores and employs over 3,000 staff. It aims to expand to 500 stores and 10,000 employees by offering cut prices on a wide range of goods from toys and alcohol to household products and snacks. With brands ranging from Lego and Nivea to Oxo and Fosters, its 2007 sales rose to £322.5m.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank63
CompanyTJ Morris
ActivityDiscount retailer
LocationLiverpool
Sales £m322.5
Operating profit £m30.0
Main shareholdersTom Morris (90%), Morris family trust (10%)
Staff3,081
Founded1976
Websitewww.tjmorris.co.uk

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