Revenue: £150m (+15%)
Net profit: 2.2% Staff: 283
"Strong demand" during the first national lockdown fuelled a 15 per cent revenue hike at this Bolton-based system builder, e-tailer and enterprise solutions provider in its year to 30 June 2020. Net profits followed suit, widening from £3.1m to £3.3m. The Nvidia, Intel, AMD and Microsoft ally's business arm houses four specialist brands focusing on IT infrastructure, AI, cloud and digital signage, respectively.
In line with fellow e-tailers including Technoworld, CCL and Box, Scan enjoyed an "exponential" increase in sales during the first lockdown between March and June 2020. The bullish company is forecasting 20 per cent growth for its fiscal 2021 and 2022.