Zygon Systems

Peter Landale began his career selling electronic catalogues. One of them lists all the books published in Britain and he first sold this to Geoff Bezos of Amazon in 1994.

Landale’s company Zygon Systems develops product information management software. Its customers include Woolworths and Argos, which uses Zygon software to manage the information for its website and in-store kiosks. Sales at the London company grew 207% a year from an annualised £124,000 in 1999 to £1.2m in 2001, when it made a large loss.

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Company details
Year2002
Rank11
CompanyZygon Systems
ActivityCatalogue software developer
LocationSW London
Average 3 year sales growth206.51%
Latest sales £000s1,167
Staff43
Founded1996
Websitewww.zygon.com

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