Stuck for a present idea? This online retailer was set up to provide inspiration and sell gifts ranging from helicopter flights to more traditional items such as flowers and hampers. Founded in north London in 1999, the company is currently run by co-founder Daniel Mountain and Rob Johnson. Together they deal with 450 suppliers and claim to sell more than 100,000 gifts a year, mostly to individuals but also to corporate customers such as American Express. Sales have grown 83% a year from £1.1m in 2002 to £6.7m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank55
CompanyBuyagift.com
ActivityOnline gift retailer
LocationNorth London
Annual sales rise over 3 years83.01%
Latest sales £000s6,722
Staff33
Founded1999
Websitewww.buyagift.co.uk

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