Bernard Lewis and family
Fashion, Property
Rank 2017

Lewis's career in retail stretches back to the 1930s when his parents left him in charge of the till at their London fruit shop when he was just nine. Now 91, he launched his first clothes store in 1948 and built the Lewis Trust with his three brothers. Today it has interests ranging from asset management to hotels and property, though the family remains best known for creating the high-street fashion retailers Chelsea Girl and River Island.