International Track 200

Family-owned business William Lamb makes more than 10m pairs of shoes a year in China, Vietnam, Laos and India and sells to supermarkets and retailers in the UK and Europe, with overseas sales of £2.1m in 2011. It owns the footwear brands Buckle My Shoe and Gluv and holds licences for several others. Founder William Lamb began making clogs for Yorkshire miners and mill workers in 1887.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank103
CompanyWilliam Lamb Footwear
ActivityFootwear designer and distributor
LocationWakefield
2-yr av intl sales growth pa47.78%
International sales £000s2,090
Total sales £000s39,021
Staff95
Founded1887
Websitewww.wlamb.co.uk

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