Wiggle sells cycling and triathlon products online to customers in 80 countries. Its “Wiggle Workshop” bike service and repair centres were launched last year with sites in St Albans, Milton Keynes and Cambridge and there are plans to target further cycling hotspots across Britain. Private equity firm Bridgepoint bought a majority stake in the Portsmouth business in 2011, valuing it at £180m. Stefan Barden, 52, is chief executive.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank202
CompanyWiggle
ActivityOnline sports goods retailer
LocationPortsmouth
Sales £m167.9
Operating profit £m2.8
Main shareholdersBridgepoint (>50%), management and others (<50%)
Staff393
Founded1999
Websitewww.wiggle.co.uk

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