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This Manchester homeware company makes products ranging from cake decorations and pressure cookers to power tools and clocks under its VonHaus and VonShef brands. It sells them through its online store, as well as retailers such as Amazon, Tesco, eBay and Rakuten. Founders and old school friends Mark Januszewski, 33, and Craig Foster, 34, started Designer Habitat in 2009. The company’s launch into America helped to boost revenue to an annualised £21.4m this year. It has also diversified into home exercise equipment, with the launch of the Gold Coast brand.

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Company details
CompanyDesigner Habitat
ActivityHomeware manufacturer
Annual sales rise over 3 years70.84%
Latest sales £000s†*21,427

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* supplied by company † annualised figure