This group’s toy division exports its distinctively British range of collectable teddy bears to more than 70 countries. It also supplies glassware and wrapping paper to florists, and counts Germany and France as key markets. Under managing director Mario Larreta, 61, overseas sales reached £3.7m last year.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank24
CompanyIS Group
ActivityGift items wholesaler
LocationPeterborough
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa78.83
International sales £000s3,674
Total sales £000s15,886
Staff80
Founded1979
Websitewww.isgroupltd.com

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