International Track 200

Based in Eastbourne, The Little Group is a family-owned holding company for Gardners Books, and says it is the largest combined book, ebook, music and DVD wholesaler in Britain. Its retail customers include high-street booksellers, internet retailers and supermarkets. International sales, which reached £72m in 2015, have been aided by its US business, based in Florida. Chairman Jonathan Little, 50, heads the group.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank160
CompanyThe Little Group
ActivityBook, film and music wholesaler
LocationEastbourne
2-yr av intl sales growth pa21.69%
International sales £000s71,961
Total sales £000s218,173
Staff1,004
Founded1996
Websitewww.gardners.com

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