Widget

Widget sells electronics such as satellite navigation systems, pocket computers and accessories for iPods and MP3 players to high-street shops, including Currys and Comet and e-tailers such as Amazon. The firm was founded by technology journalist Mark Needham, who predicts that digital photo frames and ultra-portable computers will be its next great sellers. Sales at the Stevenage company have soared 100% a year from £3m in 2003 to £23.9m in 2006, when it sold 100,000 TomTom satellite navigation systems.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank34
CompanyWidget
ActivityElectronic goods distributor
LocationStevenage
Annual sales rise over 3 years99.62%
Latest sales £000s23,880
Staff15
Founded1987
Websitewww.widget.co.uk

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