50 (50) Proudfoot Group


Sales: £14.5m (+3.9%)

Pre-tax profits: £610k (+2.9%)

Stores: 4 (0%)

Brothers Mark and Ian Proudfoot still run the Scarborough-based independent grocery stores group established by their father in 1948. This year sees third-generation Marcus take centre stage, running its latest project - a 3,000 sq ft pub conversion with a target opening date for the end of April.