Dragonfly Venture designs and distributes Karrimor and DeWalt footwear, clothing and accessories under licence. It also makes own-brand products, sourced from China, for retailers. The business sells to large trade and outdoor specialists or through distributors in more than 30 countries across Central Europe, Asia and South America and set up a US subsidiary this year. International sales grew to £44.9m in 2015, under founder and chief executive Christopher Maughan, 52.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank58
CompanyDragonfly Venture Group
ActivityBranded footwear manufacturer
LocationSt Albans
2-yr av intl sales growth pa57.10%
International sales £000s44,902
Total sales £000s65,141
Staff16
Founded2003

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