The Weston family, which owns Selfridges and Primark, topped the list of retailers in The Sunday Times Rich List with a combined fortune of £7.3bn.

Topshop tycoon Sir Philip Green and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley were also featured in the top three retail names listed. Retailers made up 21 of the top 250 places in the annual survey, with pureplay retailers taking up two of those spaces.

The Sunday Times Rich List 2014: Retailers

Retailer rankingNameEstimated wealthChange year on year
1Galen & George Weston & Family (Selfridges, Primark, Fortnum & Mason owners)£7.3bnup £650m
2Sir Philip & Lady Green (Arcadia owners)£3.88bnflat on last year
3Mike Ashley (Sports Direct owner)£3.75bn£1.45bn from 2013
4John Caudwell (Phones4u founder)£1.5bn 
5Sir Charles Dunstone (Carphone Warehouse founder)£1.496bn 
6Simon, Bobby & Robin Arora (B&M Bargains founders)£1.4bn 
7Mohamed Al-Fayd (ex-Harrods owner)£1.3bn 
8Chris Dawson (The Range founder)£1.28bn 
9Bernard Lewis (River Island founder)£1.25bn 
10Will Adderley (ex-Dunelm CE)£1.2bn 
11Lord Kirkham (DFS founder)£1.15bn 
12John Hargreaves (Matalan founder)£1bn 
13Sir Ken Morrison & Family (Morrisons founders)£900mdown £105m from 2013
14Douglas & Dame Mary Perkins & Family (Specsavers founders)£900mup £30m from 2013
15Peter Simon & Family (Monsoon & Accessorize founders)£610mup £110m from 2013
16Philip Day (Edinburgh Woollen Mill owner)£600mup £300m from 2013
17Lord Sainsbury & Family (J Sainsbury’s founders)£540mdown £50m from 2013
18Mark Fenwick & Family (Fenwick founders) £500mup £27m from 2013
19Jonas Kamprad (IKEA, son of founder)£470mup £66m from 2013
20John Roberts ( founder)£410mnew entry
21Nick Robertson (Asos founder)£448mup £170m from 2013