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Podcast: The secrets of a successful exporter

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Podcast: The secrets of a successful exporter

Playdale Playgrounds is one of Cumbria’s most successful exporters.

The business manufactures outdoor playground equipment at Haverthwaite, near Ulverston, and sells its products across the globe.

Playdale has been so successful at exporting that it was selected as one of the Department for International Trade’s ‘Export Champions’ while Managing Director Barry Leahey received the MBE last year for ‘Services to UK trade and investment and exports’.

In this podcast, Barry outlines why Playdale started exporting, how they selected target markets and overcame obstacles, and who they turned to for help. He also offers tips and advice for first-time exporters.