America and New Zealand are among the countries where this retailer’s Cornish-inspired clothing has proved a hit. Brothers Neil, 52, Leigh, 60, and David Chadwick 59, took over the business from their father, who had a store in Penzance, in 2001. They now sell to 56 countries through an ecommerce site and wholesale businesses in Germany, its largest overseas market, and Ireland. Chief executive Paul Hayes, 47, joined in 2013 and oversaw international sales of £2.2m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank28
CompanySeasalt
ActivityClothing retailer
LocationCornwall
2-yr av intl sales growth pa97.67%
International sales £000s2,214
Total sales £000s41,478
Staff613
Founded1981
Websitewww.seasaltcornwall.co.uk

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