International Track 200

Founded in 1894 as a wigmaker for the judiciary, this family-run business now designs fancy dress and party goods, such as Elvis and Shrek costumes. Products are designed in Leeds, made in China and sold to 5,000 stockists in 42 countries. Under chairman Ray Peckett, 69, international sales grew to £17.3m in 2012.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank163
CompanyR H Smith & Sons
ActivityFancy dress maker and distributor
LocationLincolnshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa25.81%
International sales £000s17,255
Total sales £000s50,009
Staff242
Founded1894
Websitewww.smiffys.com

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