SME Export Track 100

This retailer began as a one-man firm in 2003 when John Drinkwater, 50, started selling nuts and bolts. It now has customers in France, Sweden and Germany thanks to online marketing via Twitter and Ebay. Exports at the Folkestone firm grew to £4.1m last year.

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Company details
CompanyFolkestone Fixings
ActivityTools and equipment retailer
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa46.73
International sales £000s4,144
Total sales £000s20,108

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