Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 27- Sukhinder and Raj Singh, Whisky Exchange

The online retail entrepreneurs are worth £100m.

by Philip Beresford
Last Updated: 23 Dec 2015

London-based Speciality Drinks is the brainchild of brothers Sukhinder and Raj Singh. With nearly fifty years of experience in the drinks business between them and a passion for fine spirits, they went online in 1999 with the launch of The Whisky Exchange, a site which has grown to become the web’s No.1 specialist retailer of whisky & other fine spirits and liqueurs, with a range of over 4000 products available online at any one time. In 2012-13 profits at Speciality Drinks reached £6m on £34.8m sales.

Ages: 46 and 42
Activity: Online retail
Wealth: £100m
Latest turnover: £35m
Five-year rise in turnover: 169%
No. of employees: 61
Five-year rise in employment: 144%
Score: 111

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