Household goods sold and exported by this London-based wholesaler include kitchenware, DIY tools and accessories, and toiletries. It also has its own brand of shower gel and sparkling juice, which are popular in west Africa. Founded in 1978 and run by the second generation of the Shipton family — cousins Mark, 45, and Daren, 50 — EFG sells to 90 countries. Exports hit £17.9m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank44
CompanyEFG Housewares
ActivityHousehold goods wholesaler
LocationNorth London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa83.94%
International sales £000s17,896
Total sales £000s32,538
Staff82
Founded1978
Websitewww.efghousewares.co.uk

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