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Buy it Direct

One of the UK’s largest online retailers

Company bio

Founded in 1999 by managing director Nick Glynne, Buy It Direct has grown from a high street computer repair shop to one of the largest, privately-owned online retailers in the UK, selling a range of home appliances, IT products and furniture to both consumers and businesses.

BGF’s investment will support Buy It Direct’s long-term growth strategy, aiming to reach business sales of £0.5bn in the next five years through product expansion, further development of own label products and strategic acquisitions.

Company
information

Head office
Huddersfield

 

CEO
Nick Glynne

 

Chair
Brian Gaunt

 

Website
buyitdirect.co.uk

BGF office

Leeds

 

BGF team

Barry Jackson
Sophie Brand

 

Invested since

July 2019

 

Total BGF investment

£10m