Founded by Steve Oliver, 46, and Walter Gleeson, 51, this Cheshire company buys unwanted CDs, DVDs, games, books and electronics via its website and app and then resells them in more than 150 countries and online. US sister site decluttr.com boosted exports to an annualised £27.2m last year. In 2015, LDC sold its minority stake to fellow private-equity firm NVM in a £6m deal.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank190
CompanymusicMagpie.co.uk
ActivityOnline entertainment trader
LocationCheshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa17.87%
International sales £000s†27,203
Total sales £000s†78,171
Staff811
Founded2007
Websitewww.musicmagpie.co.uk

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* Supplied by company † Annualised figure