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Buy it Direct

One of the UK’s largest online retailers

Company overview

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
BGF office
Investment date
  • Jul 2019
Total BGF investment
  • £10 million