Card Factory

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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 GettingPersonal.co.uk, 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.
TypePublic
HQWakefield, GB
Websitecardfactory.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2017)9,928(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2022)£364.4 M(+28%)
Share Price (Jun 2022)£0.5
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Card Factory

Paul Moody

Paul Moody

Chairman
Karen Hubbard

Karen Hubbard

CEO
Kris Lee

Kris Lee

CFO
Octavia Morley

Octavia Morley

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
David Stead

David Stead

Independent Non-Executive Director
Paul McCrudden

Paul McCrudden

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Card Factory Office Locations

Card Factory has offices in Wakefield, Manchester, Andover, Bangor and in 25 other locations
Wakefield, GB (HQ)
Century House Brunel Road 41 Industrial Estate
Manchester, GB
Southmoor Rd
Andover, MA, US
Andover, MA, USA
Bangor, ME, US
Bangor, ME 04401, USA
Bedford, TX, US
Bedford, TX, USA
Berkshire County, MA, US
Berkshire County, MA, USA
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Card Factory Financials and Metrics

Card Factory Revenue

Card Factory's revenue was reported to be £364.4 m in FY, 2022
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2022)

364.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2022)

178.6m

Net income (FY, 2022)

8.1m

EBITDA (FY, 2022)

88.3m

EBIT (FY, 2022)

34.2m

Market capitalization (24-Jun-2022)

163.1m

Closing stock price (24-Jun-2022)

0.5

Cash (31-Jan-2022)

38.3m

EV

355.6m
Card Factory's current market capitalization is £163.1 m.
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Revenue

422.1m436.0m451.5m285.1m364.4m

Cost of goods sold

(294.0m)(206.2m)(236.5m)(152.4m)(193.8m)

Gross profit

128.1m229.8m215.0m132.7m178.6m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Cash

3.6m3.8m5.5m12.5m38.3m

Accounts Receivable

200.0k300.0k1.6m1.6m8.1m

Prepaid Expenses

15.5m7.7m7.9m2.5m

Inventories

51.5m68.6m54.4m36.4m33.1m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Net Income

72.6m68.2m65.2m(16.4m)11.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

10.6m47.9m49.9m50.7m49.1m

Inventories

(100.0k)(16.5m)14.2m18.0m3.3m

Accounts Payable

4.0m21.3m(13.3m)13.2m11.9m
GBPFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

42.5k
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Card Factory Revenue Breakdown

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Card Factory revenue breakdown by business segment: 96.5% from CARD FACTORY and 3.5% from Other

Card Factory revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 98.1% from UNITED KINGDOM and 1.9% from Other

Card Factory Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Card Factory Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Card Factory Online and Social Media Presence

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Card Factory News and Updates

Card Factory sees strong performance in H1, but still turns a loss

Card Factory has seen revenue surge during the first six months of the year, but the greeting cards retailer still The post Card Factory sees strong performance in H1, but still turns a loss appeared first on CityAM.

Card Factory continues omni-channel transformation following 77% pre-tax profit boost

Greetings card retailer Card Factory has confirmed that its move to an omni-channel model is underway. In its interim results for the six months ending July 31, the brand saw its pre-tax profit rise by 77 per cent. The firm saw revenue in the period grow by 16.3 per cent, with its… Read more

Card Factory completes £225m refinancing as reopening sales soar

Card Factory today said it had completed a £225m refinancing deal with its existing commercial bank syndicate. The increased bank The post Card Factory completes £225m refinancing as reopening sales soar appeared first on CityAM.

Card Factory Launches New Mobile Apps Powered By Poq Commerce Platform

LONDON, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Card Factory, the UK's leading specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts, has launched new, Poq-powered native iOS and Android mobile apps. The apps are built on the Poq Software-as-a-Service mobile appcommerce platform, which has...

Card Factory suffers loss as closures rip through festive sales

The UK’s leading greeting card retailer has suffered significant festive losses as coronavirus lockdowns continue to batter store sales. Card The post Card Factory suffers loss as closures rip through festive sales appeared first on CityAM.

Card Factory says second half sales recovering, gives no outlook

Britain’s Card Factory said today it has had an encouraging start to the second half of the fiscal year as its stores reopened, The post Card Factory says second half sales recovering, gives no outlook appeared first on CityAM.
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Card Factory Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Card Factory key executives?

    Card Factory's key executives are Paul Moody, Karen Hubbard and Kris Lee.

  • How many employees does Card Factory have?

    Card Factory has 9,928 employees.

  • What is Card Factory revenue?

    Latest Card Factory annual revenue is £364.4 m.

  • What is Card Factory revenue per employee?

    Latest Card Factory revenue per employee is £36.7 k.

  • Who are Card Factory competitors?

    Competitors of Card Factory include HOP, Punch Studio and Pictura.

  • Where is Card Factory headquarters?

    Card Factory headquarters is located at Century House Brunel Road 41 Industrial Estate, Wakefield.

  • Where are Card Factory offices?

    Card Factory has offices in Wakefield, Manchester, Andover, Bangor and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Card Factory have?

    Card Factory has 29 offices.