Established as a hardware shop in Leicester in 1930, this retailer sells goods including kitchenware and garden tools from more than 400 UK stores. Based in Worksop, the Nottinghamshire firm is owned by the founder’s family, including his granddaughter, Lisa Wilkinson, 51. It aims to raise £5m by 2021 for its three family-focused charities. Sales dropped 2% to £1.6bn last year.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank34
CompanyWilko
ActivityValue retailer
LocationNottinghamshire
Sales £m1,556
Profit £m45
Year endFeb 19
Principal shareholdersWilkinson family (100%)
Staff10,347
Founded1930
Websitecorporate.wilko.com

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