Golden Bear has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.
The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.
Featured companies must have displayed consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming industry peers.
Specialising in plush, plastic and own-brand development, golden Bear has grown significantly since 1979 and continues to grow year on year through innovation and responsiveness in today’s ever-changing market. Golden Bear’s portfolio now includes many popular children’s and pre-school brands such as Bush Baby world, Twirlywoos, In the Night Garden, Mr Tumble and more.
Barry Hughes, managing director, Golden Bear, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been recognised within the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain for 2017.
“The company has a fantastic team whose hard work and commitment continues to drive the business forward. We are extremely proud of our licensed portfolio as well as our own IPs.
“It is an exciting time for the company as we explore new innovative avenues alongside continuing to develop our existing brand collection.”
Xavier Rolet, chief executive, London Stock Exchange Group, said: “Four yrears on, LSGE’s 1000 Companies to inspire Britain report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs.”