This jewellery retailer was founded by chairman Malcolm Stark, 70, in 1985. Named after Stark’s two sons, it specialises in competitively priced jewellery, occasion-wear accessories and sterling silver items. The Manchester company has more than 140 concessions in Debenhams stores across the UK. It expanded into the Middle East in 2012 as it opened stores with Alshaya, its franchise partner. Overseas sales reached £3.4m in 2016, under chief executive Sarah Frew, 53.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank147
CompanyJon Richard
ActivityJewellery retailer
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.98%
International sales £000s3,428
Total sales £000s32,894
Staff566
Founded1985
Websitewww.jonrichard.com

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