Trafford-based Regatta, founded by chairman Keith Black, is the UK’s most recognised outdoor clothing brand, supplying waterproof clothes, footwear and rucksacks to retailers worldwide. The company supplies value-for-money clothing and footwear, using its own innovative technologies to produce fabrics such as Isotex and Ared, which are waterproof and breathable. It currently exports to 55 countries.
Activity: Outdoor clothing
Latest turnover: £165m
Five-year rise in turnover: 45%
No. of employees: 843
Five-year rise in employment: 45%