Laurence Graff opened his first retail store in London in 1962, and now has a presence on four continents. Keen to exploit the growing Chinese market, he recently opened stores in Beijing and Shanghai. This year’s uncertainty in financial markets halted a $1 billion Hong Kong listing.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank60
CompanyGraff
ActivityJeweller
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*388.5
Operating profit £m*69.7
Main shareholdersGraff family (100%)
Staff453
Founded1973
Websitewww.graffdiamonds.com

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