DCS Group, which was started by Denys Shortt OBE in 1994 and now in its 29th year, has surpassed £300m annual sales.

Denys Shortt OBE commented: “We are delighted to have reached this significant milestone. It took us 14 years to crack the £100m barrier, then nine years to crack £200m. It has taken just seven years to crack £300m!

“We have a winning formula – a strategy that focuses on growth and our best team ever. Our sights are now set firmly on £1 billion annual sales as we enter our fourth decade of trading.”

DCS Group is the officially appointed UK sales and distribution partners for the world’s biggest household, health and beauty brands, operating across the convenience, wholesale, discount, retail and e-fulfilment channels. The company has delivered growth every year since 1994 and is category and data led.

Commenting on the results, Simon Whitehead Chief Revenue Officer, said: “Our strong group performance is being driven by a superb team who are focused on developing leading edge supplier and customer partnerships. Our partnerships are driving market beating growth.”