“Opening the first shop was quite a risk as there was nothing quite like it at the time. It was either old antique shops or high street modern. I guess we kick started the trend for modern vintage” ~ Cath Kidston, Founder ------------ Inspired by growing up in the British countryside and a love of vintage prints, Cath Kidston opened her first shop in West London in 1993. Over 21 years later, we still take our inspiration from quirky British vintage finds, designing colourful prints that turn modern, practical products into something witty, fresh and fun. Our unique range of everyday, practical products is designed to brighten up your day. Online at CATHKIDSTON.COM and in over 180 stores in 14 different countries (including UK, France, Spain, Japan & Korea), today’s bestselling range spans bags, accessories, homeware, fashion and things for the kids. Welcome to the Home of Modern Vintage.
Type
Private
HQ
Eaton Socon, GB
Founded
1993
Size (employees)
744 (est)+2%
Cath Kidston was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Eaton Socon, GB
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Cath Kidston Office Locations

Cath Kidston has offices in Medway, London and Eaton Socon
Eaton Socon, GB (HQ)
1 Alpha Dr
London, GB
Pancras Rd
Medway, GB
Reliance House Sun Wharf
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Cath Kidston Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1993
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Cath Kidston Financials

Cath Kidston's revenue was reported to be £115.12 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

115.1 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

69.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

60.5%

Net income (FY, 2017)

723 k

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

8.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

4 m

Cash (26-Mar-2017)

4.9 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

19.2 m31.3 m50.4 m68.9 m89 m105 m113.8 m115.2 m115.3 m115.1 m

Revenue growth, %

1%0%

Cost of goods sold

6.9 m11.1 m17 m22.1 m30 m35.3 m37 m40.6 m41 m45.5 m

Gross profit

12.4 m20.2 m33.4 m46.8 m59 m69.8 m76.8 m74.5 m74.3 m69.6 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

3.7 m2.5 m5.9 m4.9 m7.2 m2.9 m7 m9 m8.8 m4.9 m

Accounts Receivable

472 k861.5 k1.1 m1.8 m1.9 m1.9 m2.7 m3.9 m3.1 m2.9 m

Inventories

2.4 m4.4 m5.8 m8.5 m9 m11.8 m9.2 m14.3 m13.8 m15.9 m

Current Assets

7.2 m8.8 m14.7 m18.1 m22.3 m21.7 m22.4 m43.8 m57.1 m61 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2 m3.3 m5.3 m12.4 m13.6 m15.7 m20.2 m9.8 m3.6 m723 k

Cash From Operating Activities

3.9 m4 m

Dividends Paid

999.8 k3 m42.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(111.2 k)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

204.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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