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Media professionals Michael Potter, Seamus Geoghegan and Jo Sandilands built on their experience in the industry to found this London publishing company in 2003. Seven Publishing has expanded through numerous acquisitions funded by its 42% shareholder Guardian Media Group, among others. Most of its revenue is derived from producing magazines for companies such as fashion retailer Asos.com and Sainsbury’s. It also produces traditional newsstand products such as the food magazine Delicious. The company’s sales grew 97% a year from £4m in 2004 to £30.8m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank30
CompanySeven Publishing Group
ActivityMagazine publisher
LocationSouth London
Annual sales rise over 3 years96.73%
Latest sales £000s30,751
Staff161
Founded2003
Websitewww.7publishing.co.uk

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