International Track 200

This online retailer sells used books, CDs and DVDs to more than 90 countries. It trades via Amazon, eBay and its own websites, and claims to recycle 50m books a year by purchasing charities’ unwanted stock. Chairman Ken Blair, 58, managing director Stephen Boobyer, 52, and four founding partners launched the West Sussex business in 2008, and international sales hit £8.1m last year.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank55
CompanyWorld of Books
ActivityBooks and media entertainment reseller
LocationWest Sussex
2-yr av intl sales growth pa51.52%
International sales £000s*8,100
Total sales £000s*30,200
Staff 415
Founded2008
Websitewww.worldofbooks.com

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