International Track 200

Amid lockdowns, demand spiked for this Oxfordshire-based distributor’s scissors, threads, fabric and haberdashery; it also began providing PPE. The family-owned firm stocks 60,000-plus products, sourced worldwide and sold to a wide variety of retailers via its e-commerce site. It has exclusive distribution for a number of craft brands and grew exports to £2.2 million in 2019 under managing director Andrew Groves, 57.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank185
CompanyGroves
ActivityHaberdashery distributor
LocationOxfordshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa20.83%
International sales £000s2,205
Total sales £000s27,238
Staff101
Founded1966
Websitewww.grovesltd.co.uk

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