Nick Robertson

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Nick Robertson is the co-founder of Britain's largest online fashion retail site ASOS.


Robertson has previously worked for Entertainment Marketing and Young & Rubicam.

Robertson co-founded the firm in 2000. It currently ships to over 160 countries and the website's 2012 revenue was £495 million.[1] The firm has led to Robertson becoming one of Britain's wealthiest men.[2]

Support for the Conservative Party

2010 election

Robertson backed the Conservative pledge not to increase National Insurance if they won the 2010 General Election.[3]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Robertson was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[4]


  1. Business of Fashion Nick Robertson, accessed 3 April 2015.
  2. ASOS fashion tycoon leaves £8m family home... to move round corner with personal assistant 15 years his junior Daily Mail, 17 August 2014, accessed 3 April 2015.
  3. Robert Winnett and Andrew Porter General Election 2010: 30 more business leaders back Tories on National Insurance Telegraph, 7 April 2010, accessed 8 April 2015.
  4. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 3 April 2015.