It’s quite simple really, here at CarShop we’re all about being The Best CarShop in Town. Not just in our town though but in your town too. Eventually, we want to become The Best CarShop in everybody’s town. “How?” we here you say. Well, at CarShop we follow four fundamental pillars to make sure we keep this dream alive. Retaining Our Customers For Life is essential. The customers we come across each day is our lifeline to profits, respect, and reputation. This has to start from within. In other words, YOU! We make sure our Colleagues Are Developed And Engaged and to help you develop with the right tools, training and support. We always provide our colleagues with a positive outlook and learn by working amongst the very best within the industry. Great Teams Deliver Great Results and at CarShop, we’re dedicated to staying on top and ahead of the game. It is key to be proud of what you do and who you are, and at CarShop fully buy into this. We’re Proud Of Process; Our Process. When you’ve won awards for being The UK’s Best Used Car Supermarket, it’s appropriate to let it slip out every now and again, and again. Being the Best CarShop in Town means being worlds apart from the norm. And we’re clearly serious about changing the automotive industry forever. The only way we can do this is with a great team behind us.
Company Growth (employees)
Northampton, GB
Size (employees)
292 (est)+2%
CarShop was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Northampton, GB

CarShop Office Locations

CarShop has an office in Northampton
Northampton, GB (HQ)
Ravens Way

CarShop Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


CarShop Financial Metrics

CarShop's revenue was reported to be £208.6 m in FY, 2015 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

208.6 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

21.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

4 m

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

644 k
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


193.1 m195.3 m208.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

175.8 m176.4 m187.1 m

Gross profit

17.3 m18.9 m21.5 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


78 k159 k644 k

Accounts Receivable

1.3 m1.1 m1.3 m

Current Assets

18.2 m19 m31.6 m


8.7 m7.2 m7.4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(3.9 m)2.7 m(6.6 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

5.5 m506 k5.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

246 k(374 k)(963 k)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

4.9 x
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CarShop Online and Social Media Presence

CarShop Company Life and Culture

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