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Chairman Ajinder Chawla, 75, started selling clothes on a market stall in 1973. Today his garment business, still run by the Chawla family, supplies retailers and wholesalers across Europe, Canada, Singapore and the Middle East. Nova of London sells women’s fashion including brand QED London, which it designs in Britain and sources from China, Asia and Turkey. Exports hit £7.4m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank165
CompanyNova of London
ActivityFashion label
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa25.09%
International sales £000s7,358
Total sales £000s25,828
Staff37
Founded1981
Websitewww.novaoflondon.com

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