This company designs giftware, stationery and personal-care items for wholesale and retail clients. It makes products for Gap, Topshop, WH Smith and other leading retailers to sell under their own branding. Co-founded by Michael Sweeney and Jonathan Pooley, Natural Products and Worldwide Co (NPW) also supplies NPW-branded goods to a number of small and midsized retailers. Among its best-selling items are a lip-balm range and a pocket device with 16 sound effects, both priced at about £8. Sales have grown by 84% a year, from an annualised £2m in 2007 to £12.7m in 2010.
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