Hats off once again to our longstanding client Ralawise, suppliers of clothing to the garment decoration industry, who have posted their latest set of results with revenues passing the £120 million mark for the first time. Pre-tax profits also increased and the head count rose to over 500. It’s another record year for the business which was named on the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table – a ranking of Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales – earlier this year.
We’ve worked with Ralawise for over 15 years building their first e-commerce solution back when the company’s turnover was in the mid £20 millions. It’s fair to say e-commerce has helped to transform the business as it’s become their largest sales channel by far and accounts for the vast majority of their now hugely impressive £120 million turnover.
During the last 15 years we’ve worked on numerous web-based projects for Ralawise, developed new e-commerce platforms and built a completely bespoke white label solution which powers many of their reseller sites and has been very commercially successful. We’ve also supported their International expansion completing a major project for a key customer in Denmark recently.
We continue to work with Ralawise on an ongoing basis with continuous development which is delivered within Agile processes. The program structure, which we introduced 3 years ago, provides Ralawise with a very flexible and responsive service which covers ongoing development as well as support. It’s delivered with complete transparency and provides the kind of visibility and control that can usually only be delivered by an in-house team