Dragonfly Venture designs and distributes Karrimor and DeWalt footwear, clothing and accessories under licence. It also designs own-brand footwear and accessories for retailers such as Sports Direct. The St Albans business sells through distributors in 30 countries across Central Europe, Asia and South America. International sales grew to £55.1m in 2016, when it also set up a subsidiary in the US. Its founder and chief executive is Christopher Maughan, 53.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank125
CompanyDragonfly Venture Group
ActivityBranded footwear manufacturer
LocationSt Albans
2-yr av intl sales growth pa34.32%
International sales £000s55,102
Total sales £000s74,825
Staff15
Founded2003
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