Serial entrepreneur Touker Suleyman acquired Hawes & Curtis for £1 in 2001, when the company had just one loss making store. The Dragon’s Den star has since established Hawes & Curtis as we know it today, a global business with 13 stores across the UK and in Germany, with online sales in the UK, US, Europe and Australia. Hawes & Curtis has partnerships with Lords and the Jockey Club and is soon to become the official tailors for the English Cricket Team and the Welsh National Rugby Team. In addition, Touker owns retail brands: Ghost London, Finery London and Matchstick Monkey. He also owns manufacturing facilities in Europe where he sources products for his brands and supplies to Marks & Spencer.