Managing director Laura Tenison, 51, set up this maternity and babywear brand in 1993 with £50,000 from the sale of her first business. It now runs 88 stores in the UK and Ireland. The firm, based in Newport, southeast Wales, also exports to trade customers in 60 countries. It has been investing in its ecommerce sites and opened its first three shops in the US this spring. International sales hit £6m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank185
CompanyJoJo Maman Bébé
ActivityMaternity and babywear retailer
LocationSouth Wales
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.19%
International sales £000s6,040
Total sales £000s57,535
Staff783
Founded1993
Websitewww.jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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