Card Factory

Card Factory is the UK’s leading specialist retailer of greetings cards, gift dressings and associated gift and party products. We sell a wide selection of cards, as well as gifts, gift bags, gift wrap, bows, ribbons, balloons, and more. When it comes to special occasions, whatever you need, we’ve got it wrapped up. Our philosophy is simple. We aim to produce a wide range of outstanding quality cards and products at exceptional value.Having opened our first store in Wakefield in 1997, we have grown consistently year-on-year and now operate from over 800 stores across the UK. We design, print and produce the majority of our cards at our facilities here in the UK. We also own, an online retailer of personalised gifts and greetings cards. But it’s not all business. We believe in giving something back, which is why we work closely with Macmillan Cancer Support. Through the incredible efforts of Card Factory staff and customers, we have now raised over £3 million. A fantastic result for a fantastic cause! A highly engaged workforce of over 6,500 employees (plus an additional 6,000 seasonal staff) helps to make all of this possible.
Company Growth (employees)
Wakefield, GB
Size (employees)
9,541 (est)+4%
Card Factory is headquartered in Wakefield, GB

Card Factory Office Locations

Card Factory has offices in Wakefield, Bideford, Birmingham, Bedford and in 36 other locations
Wakefield, GB
Berkshire County, US
Hampshire, GB
Boston, US
Surrey, CA
Dundee, GB
Durham, US
Bradford, GB
Elgin, US
Royal Borough of Greenwich, GB
Brighton, GB
Hemel Hempstead, GB
Horsham, GB
Edinburgh, GB
Crewe, GB
Chelmsford, GB
Derby, GB
East Kilbride, GB
Richmond, US
Bolton, GB

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Card Factory Financials

Card Factory's revenue is £381.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£326.9 m£353.3 m£381.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of sales

£225.2 m£240.1 m£255.3 m

Gross profit

£101.7 m£113.2 m£126.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£30.7 m£48.9 m£37.4 m

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