Richard Longhurst, 47, and Neal Slateford, 53, set up this ecommerce business. It now claims to sell one in three sex toys bought online in Britain, has launched US, French, Australian and German websites, and supplies distributors and retailers worldwide. It has the exclusive rights to make Fifty Shades of Grey adult toys, and last year launched a Mötley Crüe-branded line of toys. Exports hit £15.8m in 2016.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2017
Rank41
CompanyLovehoney
ActivitySex toy retailer
LocationBath
2-yr av intl sales growth pa75.50%
International sales £000s15,796
Total sales £000s58,076
Staff214
Founded2002
Websitewww.lovehoneygroup.com

If applicable:

* Supplied by company † Annualised figure