From Harry Potter collectables and Star Wars mugs to novelty bath plugs, this firm designs and supplies gifts to high street retailers across Europe, North America and Australasia. It has offices in Brighton, Miami and Hong Kong, and customers in more than 70 countries. Strong demand in the US for its licensed and own-brand ranges helped overseas sales grow to £8m last year. Managing director Graeme Carr, 51, led Paladone’s management buyout in 2011.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank36
CompanyPaladone
ActivityGift wholesaler
LocationWest Sussex
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa67.55%
International sales £000s*8,607
Total sales £000s*22,981
Staff66
Founded1994
Websitewww.paladone.com

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