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Arco is a distributor of personal protective equipment. The Company offers safety equipment, workwear, safety boots and shoes, gloves and maintenance supplies.

TypePrivate
Founded1884
HQHull, GB
Websitearco.co.uk
Employee Ratings2.5

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)961
Revenue (FY, 2018)£295.2 M(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Arco Office Locations

Arco has an office in Hull
Hull, GB (HQ)
Waverley St
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Arco Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1884
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Arco Revenue

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Arco's revenue was reported to be £295.16 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

295.2m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

71.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

24.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

4.8m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

10.2m

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

29.1m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

268.2m283.2m281.0m287.7m295.2m

Cost of goods sold

202.8m209.7m206.8m215.7m223.8m

Gross profit

65.4m73.5m74.2m72.0m71.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

24%26%26%25%24%
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.1m6.6m35.4m26.0m29.1m

Accounts Receivable

49.3m50.5m53.6m57.7m56.2m

Inventories

38.2m39.1m36.3m40.2m35.6m

Current Assets

98.9m107.0m135.0m133.8m130.9m
GBPFY, 2014

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Arco Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Arco Online and Social Media Presence

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Arco News and Updates

2019 Annual Report of Arco Vara

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Tiina Malm is the new Chief Financial Officer of Arco Vara AS

The Management Board of Arco Vara AS appointed Tiina Malm as the new CFO of the Group. Tiina Malm (1981) graduated from Tallinn Technical University with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting and worked as a sworn auditor at KPMG Baltics from 2005-2017. Since 2017 Tiina Malm has worked …

Arco Vara will commence the final sale of Iztok Parkside apartments in near future

On December 18 2019, Bulgarian Government approved the transfer of certain individual land plots that remain underneath the public streets in Iztok Parkside project, to Sofia City. Previously the Sofia City Council had already approved accepting these land plots from the state. As a result of those …

Arco Vara refinanced an important loan in Bulgaria

Arco Invest EOOD, a subsidiary of Arco Vara AS, has signed a loan agreement with Raiffeisenbank in Bulgaria in the amount of 6 mln euros for refinancing the bank loan received from Piraeus Bank for Madrid Blvd project, which was becoming due at the end of 2019. The term of the new loan is nearly 5 y…

Arco Vara`s financial calendar for 2020

In 2020, Arco Vara will release its consolidated financial reports on the following dates:

£16m Arco HQ development to create 200 jobs in Hull’s Fruit Market

Construction has begun on a £16m new-build office development for a longstanding local firm in the heart of Hull’s Fruit Market district. A new 58,500 sq ft five-floor building will serve as the head office for national safety business Arco, which opened its first shop in nearby Queen Street back in…
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Arco Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Arco founded?

    Arco was founded in 1884.

  • How many employees does Arco have?

    Arco has 961 employees.

  • What is Arco revenue?

    Latest Arco annual revenue is £295.2 m.

  • What is Arco revenue per employee?

    Latest Arco revenue per employee is £307.1 k.

  • Who are Arco competitors?

    Competitors of Arco include SUMISUR, Tower Supplies and Lakeland Industries.

  • Where is Arco headquarters?

    Arco headquarters is located at Waverley St, Hull.

  • Where are Arco offices?

    Arco has an office in Hull.

  • How many offices does Arco have?

    Arco has 1 office.