Coats is the world's leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, at home in more than 70 countries, employing 20,000 across six continents. One in five garments on the planet is held together with Coats' thread and we are the largest global player in the textile crafts market.
Our well known brands and company-wide understanding of our customers and consumers mean our products and services meet current and future needs. Our strong relationships with our business partners and consumers, coupled with the deep expertise of our people, builds trust and certainty.
Our pioneering history and innovative culture ensure we continue leading the way around the world: providing complementary and value added products and services to the apparel and footwear industries; applying innovative techniques to develop technical products in new areas such as aramids, tracer threads, and fibre optics; and extending the crafts offer into new markets and online.

Company Growth (employees)
Hayes, GB
Size (employees)
19,090 (est)-4%
Coats was founded in 1755 and is headquartered in Hayes, GB

Coats Office Locations

Coats has offices in Hayes, Charlotte, São Paulo, Singapore
Hayes, GB
Singapore, SG
São Paulo, BR
Charlotte, US

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Coats Summary

Market capitalization

£768.2 m

Closing share price

Coats's current market capitalization is £768.2 m.

Coats Financials

Coats's revenue is £14.4 m in FY, 2013 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£14.4 m£13.5 m£11.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of sales

£6.5 m£6.9 m£5.9 m

Gross profit

£7.8 m£6.6 m£5.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£7.9 m£140.5 m(£28.1 m)

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