International Track 200

Founded by Dragons’ Den panellist Sara Davies, 36, from her university bedroom in 2005, this firm sells 4,000 craft items across 40 countries, online and through retailers and shopping channels. Exports hit £21.4 million in the year to March 2020. The pandemic led to the permanent closure of its flagship Co Durham store as sales moved online.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank154
CompanyCrafter’s Companion
ActivityCraft products retailer
LocationCounty Durham
2-yr av intl sales growth pa26.70%
International sales £000s*21,447
Total sales £000s*34,056
Staff217
Founded2005
Websitewww.crafterscompanion.co.uk

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