The founder of Next, George at Asda and Per Una criticised the EU's red tape and argued decision making would be clearer when more powers were brought back to national level.
His kids and womenswear business FG4, which designs and makes clothes in the UK and sells them in the Middle East, has seen sales there grow 23 per cent since the Brexit vote.
Speaking exclusively to the Express.co.uk, the 75-year-old said: "Personally, because I'm very democratic and very social with everybody, I think if half the country or 52 percent of the country vote, you've got to go with it.
George Davies said the Brexit vote had helped his business FG4 grow
I think the UK has got a great opportunity now to re-shape how we go forward
"I think the UK has got a great opportunity now to re-shape how we go forward. I'm so anti-bureaucracy and what I see, what is it, 27 countries all trying to agree? Doesn't work."
A weaker pound since the Brexit vote has boosted trade for FG4, which makes vibrant but affordable clothes in Leicester and exports them to countries including Saudi Arabia, Dubai and United Arab Emirates. The firm is head quartered in Gloucestershire.
Its UK-based business' bottom line has grown 38 percent since the referendum outcome on June 23.
Exports of goods to non-EU countries leapt by 17.3 per cent to £43.8bn between third and fourth quarter in 2016, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. This has been helped by a fall in the pound.
George Davies in his Next days in 1988
The pound to dollar exchange rate reached highs of 1.249 on February 6, but the following day dropped to lows of 1.235 amid MPs' debate on Brexit.
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Discussing the impact a weaker pound had contributed, Mr Davies said: "Strangely enough tremendous because I'm very proud to say I have about eight manufacturers in Leicester.
"Leicester's always been very close to me even though I'm a Liverpudlian because that's where I started Next.
"It means because I actually get paid in dollars, my manufacturers are very, very competitive and it means I can get great values.
"At the moment with the pound the way it is, with everybody now saying our economy's going to be better, it's been positive.
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"I'm not a negative person and I've always looked to the future and one of the things I'm looking at at the moment is how I come into the retail market in this country."
Mr Davies founded Next in 1982 and created the concept of selling whole outfits to customers instead of individual items. He went on to form George at Asda and then Per Una, which he sold to Marks and Spencer for £125million in 2004.
He had a health scare last year when he was diagnosed with bowel cancer but has since been given the all clear and has monthly check ups.
His charity arm, the George Davies Charitable Trust has donated more than £1 million a year for the last ten years and is starting a new focus on type 2 diabetes.
FG4 has more than 100 stores in the Middle East and plans to open 70 more as well as expand into China.
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