Founded by managing director Anthony Cook when he was only 21, Mobile Fun has capitalised on the mobile-phone craze by selling accessories and ringtones online. Launched in 2000 with virtually no set-up costs, it now offers 5,000 accessories and 100,000 mobile downloads from its headquarters in Birmingham. The company developed its own web technology and billing software, which have helped to boost sales 238% a year from £659,000 in 2003 to £7.5m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank7
CompanyMobile Fun
ActivityOnline phone accessory retailer
LocationBirmingham
Average 3 year sales growth237.83%
Latest sales £000s7,525
Staff50
Founded2000
Websitewww.mobilefun.co.uk

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