Somerset’s 59 Fastest Growing Retail Startups

September 27, 2022

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 59 Retail companies in Somerset. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Retail Companies & Startups (Somerset)


Zynstra

FoundersBrian Buggy, Dave Ettle, Nick East
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Zynstra is transforming edge computing at the retail edge.


Prezola

FoundersAli Beaven, Dom Beaven
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Prezola allows couples to create and share wedding plans and gift lists online


FRAHM Jacket

FoundersJason Tripp, Nick Hussey
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FRAHM Jacket makes detailed and beautiful men’s jackets for curious minds.


Lovehoney

FoundersNeal Slateford
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Lovehoney operates as a retailer, manufacturer and distributor.


Morrisons Supermarkets

FoundersWilliam Morrison
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Morrisons Supermarkets is a online supermarket company that offers food and grocery services for retailers.


Screwfix Direct Ltd

FoundersJenny Goddard-Watts, Jon Goddard-Watts
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Screwfix Direct Ltd. operates home improvement retail stores for tradesmen, handymen, and serious DIY enthusiasts in the United Kingdom.


Pure Scooters

FoundersAdam Norris
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Pure Scooters is a specialist electric scooter retailer.


Lay & Wheeler

FoundersUnknown
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Lay & Wheeler is one of England’s oldest fine wine merchants, and is now setting out to change the way people buy and enjoy fine wine.


Gaymer Cider Company Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Gaymer Cider Company Limited markets and sells orchard ciders and cider products.


The Masters Golf Company

FoundersUnknown
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Masters Golf is the largest golf accessory supplier in Europe, its product range and logistical prowess are unrivalled in the industry.


VADO

FoundersUnknown
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VADO offers bathroom brass ware manufacturer providing high quality taps, showers, accessories and fittings to customers across the globe.


House of Bath

FoundersUnknown
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House of Bath operates as a homewares catalogue brand.


Inspecs Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Inspecs Ltd makes eyewear in partnership with global brands and major optical retailers.


Wheelie Bin Storage Direct

FoundersUnknown
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Online retailer of wheelie bin and garden storage products.


VeriSmart Heating

FoundersUnknown
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VeriSmart Heating is a family run business specialising in electric heating for homes and businesses.


Golledge Electronics

FoundersUnknown
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Golledge Electronics is a supplier of frequency control products.


Norseland

FoundersUnknown
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Norseland produce and supplies cheeses for every occasion from slices to large blocks and snacking portions to supermarkets and retailers.


Greenwoods Menswear

FoundersUnknown
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Greenwoods Menswear is a celebrated menswear operator with a long history in the United Kingdom.


MrPets

FoundersUnknown
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MrPets is an online retailer of pet supplies and pet medicines.


Harry Hall International

FoundersUnknown
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Harry Hall International is an online store that sells horse riding clothes for women, men, and children.


The Big Kitchen

FoundersUnknown
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The Big Kitchen is a cooking and baking equipment supplier company.


DC- Activ

FoundersPaul Martin
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DC- Activ is an international shopper marketing and retail activation agency


Bridgwater Electronics

FoundersUnknown
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Bridgwater Electronics offers a wide range of products and services to the electronics industry.


Toolstream

FoundersUnknown
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ToolStream is a distributor of a range of hand and power tools as well as accessories utilized for a variety of jobs and work.


Harrison Products

FoundersUnknown
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Harrison Products is a manufacturing company that offers bespoke retail solutions, prototyping, stocks, packaging, and logistics services.


The Fine Cheese Co.

FoundersAnn-Marie Dyas
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The Fine Cheese Co. is a specialist food store which matures, sells, and exports artisan British Cheeses.


Hilton Herbs

FoundersUnknown
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Hilton Herbs is an e-commerce firm that offers supplements for horses, dogs, cats, companion animals, nerves, general health, coat, & skin.


Roper Rhodes

FoundersUnknown
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Roper Rhodes is a retailer of bathroom furniture and bathroom products.


SEIKK

FoundersUnknown
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A Shoppable Magazine For Active Gentlemen


Canine Kit

FoundersUnknown
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Retailers of the worlds finest dog products


Fuel Tank Shop

FoundersUnknown
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Fuel Tank Shop is an e-commerce company that provides oil tanks, diesel tanks, kerosene tanks, and derv tanks online.


Electrical Deals Direct

FoundersUnknown
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Electrical Deals Direct is a retail firm that supplies boiling water appliances, electric water heaters and commercial catering equipment.


Meanbee

FoundersNick Jones
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We build superb, enterprise-grade ecommerce systems using the open-source technology, Magento.


DUOBOOTS

FoundersMuffy Maltby
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DuoBoots is a women’s footwear brand that operates internationally online.


Goodbody Store

FoundersUnknown
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Goodbody Store is a manufacturer and distributor of CBD products.


Teddybearland

FoundersUnknown
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Teddybearland is an online shop for teddy bears and gift products.


Emerald Plants

FoundersUnknown
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Emerald Plants is an online retailer of plants.


Exhibition Plinths

FoundersUnknown
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Exhibition Plinths is a display manufacturer of glass cabinets, plinths, pedestals and, acrylic display.


Bitmap Books

FoundersUnknown
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Bitmap Books is a publishing company, creates retro book gaming.


John Anthony Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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John Anthony is an independent retailer of premium designer menswear shops online or in-store.


Silver Street Automotive Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Silver Street Automotive Ltd. operates as a dealer of new and used Audi, Volkswagen, SEAT, and ŠKODA vehicles.


IJT Direct

FoundersUnknown
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IJT Direct is an online store specialized in the supply of recycled printer inkjets & toners.


Jonny’s Sister

FoundersUnknown
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Jonny’s Sister is the home of personalised gifts for adults, children and the home.


The Hemp Shop

FoundersUnknown
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The Hemp Shop is an online marketplace for consumer goods.


Shoon Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Shoon Ltd. operates as a retailer of footwear.


Timbersource

FoundersUnknown
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Timbersource specializes in high-quality hardwoods and softwoods for joinery, carpentry, retailers, and the building trade.


All Green

FoundersUnknown
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All Green is a webshop that sells compostable bags, plastic caddies, household bins, lunch boxes, bags, wraps, and personal care products.


Ling Design

FoundersUnknown
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Ling Design is one of the UK’s longest established publishers of premium greeting cards & gift packaging.


Coombe Farm Organic

FoundersUnknown
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Coombe Farm Organic is a diversified, organic farming estate’s online retail business.


Tuittio

FoundersGavin Reynoldson
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Tuittio connects bilingual, subject expert tutors with learners online.


SmithBrewer

FoundersUnknown
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SmithBrewer provides creative and innovative design services for both commercial and retail spaces.


CMC Digital

FoundersUnknown
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CMC Digital is a B2B event organizer company that focuses on telco, financial services, retail, automotive, gaming, and more.


Tincknell

FoundersUnknown
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Tincknell is a conglomerate that deals in wholesale petroleum products, heating boilers, retail businesses, and real estate development.


Click Spares

FoundersUnknown
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Click Spares is dealing with spare parts.


Farm Toys Online

FoundersUnknown
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Farm Toys Online is a manufacturer and e-commerce seller of farm-related toys and gifts.


AJ’s Studio & Camera Supplies

FoundersUnknown
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AJ’s supply a wide range of new and used lighting, along with professional studio equipment and consumables.


Avenida Isabel

FoundersUnknown
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Avenida Isabel are eclectic array of high quality table mats, coasters, fine linens, ceramics and wooden trays.


Workwear Online

FoundersUnknown
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Workwear Online is a web store that offers an extensive range of tailored promotional clothing, workwear and uniforms for various sectors.


Hall of Names

FoundersUnknown
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Hall of Names supplies coat of arms & surname histories to trade & retail, historic houses, castles, and tourist attractions.

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