DCS surpasses £300 million in annual sales

Left to right: Johnathan Berry (CFO), Julie Price (FD), Jim Quantrill (Barclays Bank Relationship Director), Denys Shortt OBE (Chairman), Simon Whitehead (CRO), Richard Lowe (Barclays Bank MD – UK Large Corporate), Michael Lorimer (CEO), Charles Shortt (CMO).

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

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

“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, chief revenue officer Simon Whitehead 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.”


Published Date: June 16, 2023
Category: Wholesale Industry News