An Eastbourne company which sells entertainment products to America is on a league table of Britain’s fastest growing international sales stars.
The Little Group is a book, film and music wholesaler based in Eastbourne employing more than 1,000 staff.
It is one of 30 south east companies to have won a place on the seventh annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league.
Its annual international sales growth has grown by 22 per cent over the last two years.
The Little Group’s US business supplies about 40,000 entertainment products to US retailers.
The companies in the southeast appear with businesses from around the UK, including women’s sportswear retailer Sweaty Betty, health and beauty products manufacturer Neal’s Yard Remedies, travel search engine Skyscanner, and sandwich shop chain Pret A Manger.
Amanda Murphy, UK head of corporate banking at HSBC, said, “The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 is a great reflection of the value of building connections overseas.
“The world is getting smaller and for ambitious businesses, the opportunities to source goods and services and to grow organically via international trade, digitally or on the ground, are easier than ever.
“I’m delighted to see so many HSBC-backed mid-sized firms making such a strong impression on the world stage.”
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