International Track 200

Shoppers at Carrefour in Belgium or Tesco in central Europe can buy this retailer’s household goods. Founded in 1986 by chairman John Mills, 76, it now sells in 85 countries through shops, catalogues, the internet and its television shopping channels. International sales at JML expanded to reach £34m in 2013, with its ironing board covers a particular hit – JML has sold more than 20m of them around the world.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank80
CompanyJML
ActivityHousehold goods supplier
LocationNorth London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa47.45%
International sales £000s33,951
Total sales £000s95,720
Staff304
Founded1986
Websitewww.jmldirect.com

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