James Gardiner joined the family business, Gardiners, in April 2001 having worked as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in their London office. James became CEO of the Gardiners Group in 2004. Over the last twenty years the Gardiners Group has grown significantly and now distributes over 2.5m pairs annually, predominantly within the UK. Gardiners and Footsure represent over a hundred brands in the UK supplying over 2,000 unique accounts across a wide variety of market sectors. The group’s focus is on being the “Best Partner that Brands and Retailers Have”.