International Track 200

Worn by celebrities such as Tinie Tempah, Sienna Miller and Kate Bosworth, Hudson’s footwear is aimed at fashion-conscious 25 to 45-year olds. Its brands, Hudson Purified and H, are sold through Office, Schuh, Kurt Geiger and John Lewis as well as the company’s website. Hudson has fans across Europe and Asia, and leading department stores such as Bloomingdale’s and Saks in America also stock the brand. The shoes and boots are designed in-house and predominantly manufactured in Portugal. The company is now expanding into bags and other accessories. Led by Michael Bunce, international sales have grown by 54% a year, from £998,000 in 2008 to £2.4m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank88
CompanyHudson
ActivityFashion footwear designer
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa54.19%
International sales £000s2,373
Total sales £000s9,887
Staff17
Founded1990
Websitewww.hudsonshoes.com

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