||Candlelight Products Ltd
||Sage Line 500
Candlelight Products Ltd designs, imports and supplies a wide range of colourful and stylish home accessories and giftware, from kitchenware to candle-holders, photo frames to furnishings.
Based in Aldwarke near Rotherham in South Yorkshire, Candlelight has its origins in the 1972 miners’ strike, when Managing Director Mike Winch had the enterprising idea of selling homemade decorated candles from the back of a van.
Since then, the company’s commitment to quality products and professional customer service has led to rapid expansion. It has established its credentials as a significant player in the industry, employing 130 staff in the UK, and a further 2,000 in the Far East. In recent years, annual turnover has risen from £7 million in 1996 to around £20 million today. Candlelight sources products from the Far East, either buying at trade shows, or having orders custom-made to its own and customers’ designs.