SME Export Track 100

Alex Lovén, 31, started Net World Sports in 2009 with £13,000 savings from his Saturday job. The Wrexham firm now has a 5,000-strong product range — including its own-brand Forza goals, rugby balls and tennis rackets — and sells to 190 countries. Its 13 international websites helped boost overseas sales to £13.6m last year.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank95
CompanyNet World Sports
ActivityOnline sports goods retailer
LocationWrexham
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa40.03%
International sales £000s*13,602
Total sales £000s*21,207
Staff104
Founded2009
Websitewww.networldsports.co.uk

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