From Rimmel nail varnish to Bold detergent, East London-based RBM sources and sells branded end-of-line cosmetics and household goods. James Phillips, 55, started the firm in 1996, and the growing number of discount shops in Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden helped overseas sales hit £12.2m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank84
CompanyRBM
ActivityConsumer products distributor
LocationEast London
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa37.48
International sales £000s12,203
Total sales £000s23,270
Staff22
Founded1996
Websitewww.rbm-uk.com

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