This Bury company’s branded goods, including Disney backpacks and licensed jigsaw puzzles, are enjoyed from Scandinavia to Hong Kong. It was founded in 1996 by Nikki Samuels, 43, and is led by managing director Tom Duffy, 43. European customers such as Spanish retailer El Corte Inglés helped international sales hit £38.5m in 2016. Sambro is majority-owned by private equity firm Elysian Capital, which backed a management buyout in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank60
CompanySambro International
ActivityBranded merchandise supplier
LocationBury
2-yr av intl sales growth pa66.02%
International sales £000s*38,519
Total sales £000s*71,009
Staff162
Founded1996
Websitewww.sambro.co.uk

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