The Sunday Times Rich List is one of the defining moments in the year for some of the richest individuals in the UK. It ranks the UK's top 1000 wealthiest for all to see, showing us how they made their millions and providing us with tantalising titbits of information from their past.
So, who are the 10 richest people in the UK who made their wealth through retailing? Read on to find out.
10. George Davies
Rich List 2013 Position: 777th
Davis headed Next from its creation in the 1980s and started Asda's George range of clothing in the â90s. He then went on to launch Per Una at Marks & Spencer.
9. Lennie and Iain McGeoch
Age: 72 and 67
Rich List 2013 Position: 713
Owners of Mackays Stores group who own the M&Co chain of clothing stores. Ian bought out Lennie's share for Â£42m in 2001.
8. Julian Richer
Rich List 2013 Position: 693
Founded the London-based (and now nationwide) hi-fi and electronics retailer Richer Sounds which is now worth Â£50m. Also owns EmpireDirect.co.uk.
7. Charles Wilson
Rich List 2013 Position: 569
Made his millions in turning around the Arcadia retail business and running the Northants-based wholesale company Booker.
6. Nick Wheeler and Chrissie Rucker
Age: 48 and 44
Rich List 2013 Position: 427
Nick Wheeler founded the Charles Tyrwhitt shirt business and Chrissie Rucker founded home furnishings and towel business The White Company. They both have other assets.
5. Jonas Kamprad
Rich List 2013 Position: 222
Runs the Ikea furniture store chain set up by his father Ingvar Kamprad. He has a stake in Ikano and is a director and small shareholder in Jessen & Co – a city operation known for Noble Rot restaurant and a club in Mayfair.
4. Christina Ong and Family
Rich List 2013 Position: 126
Married to Malaysian businessman Ong Beng Seng, Christina started high-end fashion retailer Club 21. The family has a stake in Mulberry with Ong's daughter Melissa being a non-executive director. Family also owns the COMO group of hotels and island getaways.
3. Mohamed al-Fayed and family
Rich list 2013 Position: 67
Having sold Harrods in 2010 for Â£1.5bn, Fayed now chairs Fulham FC and owns the 65,000 acre Balnagown estate in Scotland and makes his own whisky. He also owns the Ritz hotel in Paris.
2. Sir Phillip and Lady Green
Age: 61 and 63
Rich List 2013 Position: 16
Owners of the Arcadia fashion operation that owns Topshop and Topman brands. Brought the brand to Hong Kong, as well as expanding into Australia, Brazil and Canada. Most of the business is in his wife, Tina's, name.
1. Galen and George Weston and family
Age: 72 and 49
Rich List 2013 Position: 11
Galen Weston owns a huge George Weston operation in Canada, which included Loblaw supermarkets and Weston Foods. His Dublin-born wife Hilary founded and designed the exclusive Windsor community in Vero Beach, Florida. They also own the four Selfridges department stores in the UK.
George Weston, Galen's nephew, runs Associated British Foods – which owns Primark as well as Fortnum & Mason.