Managing director Laura Tenison, 49, set up this maternity and baby wear brand in 1993 with £50,000 from the sale of her first business. JoJo’s turnover reached £44.7m last year, with expansion in the US driving international sales to £3.7m. The Newport-based firm exports to trade customers in more than 60 countries and launched an online shop for US consumers last year.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank59
CompanyJoJo Maman Bébé
ActivityMaternity and baby retailer
LocationSouth Wales
2-yr av intl sales growth pa56.71%
International sales £000s3,676
Total sales £000s44,655
Staff642
Founded1993
Websitewww.jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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