Belfast Telegraph

73. Gordons Chemist

  • Managing director: Robert Gordon
  • Pre-tax profit: £4.7m
  • Employment: 655
  • Pay bill: £11.2m

Gordons Chemists began as a single pharmacy more than 30 years ago in Donaghadee, Co Down. Today, the family-run group runs more than 60 pharmacies on the high street and in shopping centres across Northern Ireland and Scotland.

This year, its financial performance earned it a place at number 13 in the annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table, ranking the UK firms with the fastest-growing profits over three years. Pre-tax profits almost doubled from £2.4m to £4.7m.

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