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Chairman Ajinder Chawla, 76, 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, Singapore, Canada, and the UAE. Nova of London sells women’s fashion, including brand QED London, which it designs in Britain and sources from China, India and Turkey. Exports reached £9.4m in 2014.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank76
CompanyNova of London
ActivityFashion label
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa41.09%
International sales £000s9,360
Total sales £000s29,844
Staff 45
Founded1981
Websitewww.qedlondon.co.uk

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