B&M

Nationality
British

CEO
Simon Arora

Sector / Main Business Area
B&M is a discount variety store and is a constituent of the FTSE 100

Listed / Private
Listed

Competitors
Include Aldi, Lidl

Fun fact(s)/Brand(s)

B&M was founded in 1978 by Malcom Billington under the name of Billington & Mayman (hence, the B&M). It gets 30% of its stock from China, a hangover from the early days when they developed good relationships with Chinese suppliers

Last reviewed/edited
15th Nov 2020 PW