By our reckoning there are 100 retail billionaires worldwide, some retired, others very much active. But who has the most?

Rich List hero

Click here to see the list in full.

Our rich list retailers are worth the extraordinary total of nearly £576.5bn combined. 

Retail has always been seen as a smart way to a fortune, get it right and the money should just roll in.

No one has proved that better than the son of a poor Spanish railway worker – find out who tops the list by clicking here.