Selling a variety of goods from DVDs and books to electronics, this online entertainment retailer has expanded its range of products to 3m from 42,000 in 2003. Sales have risen 38% a year from £81.5m in 2003 to an annualised £155.5m in 2005, and founders Richard Goulding and Simon PerrŽe don’t intend to stop there. The Jersey entrepreneurs plan to introduce new product offerings, open an office in mainland Europe and increase revenue further by launching a business-to-business online trading platform by the end of the year.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank100
CompanyPlay.com
ActivityOnline entertainment retailer
LocationJersey
Average 3 year sales growth38.14%
Latest sales £000s†*155,479
Staff500
Founded1998
Websitewww.play.com

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