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Hotel Chocolat is a British chocolatier and a chocolate company that connects luxury chocolate making and retailing with cocoa growing. Hotel Chocolat spans the range of retail channels — including online shopping and delivery; a collection of stores in major cities and market towns.
TypePublic
Founded1993
HQHertfordshire, GB
Websitehotelchocolat.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)1,281
Revenue (FY, 2018)£27.7 M(-73%)
Share Price (Aug 2020)£3 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Hotel Chocolat

Angus Thirlwell

Angus Thirlwell

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Peter Harris

Peter Harris

Co-Founder and Development Director
Matt Pritchard

Matt Pritchard

Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Gerrie

Andrew Gerrie

Non-Executive Chairman
Matt Margereson

Matt Margereson

Chief Operating Office
Sophie Tomkins

Sophie Tomkins

Non-Executive Director
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Hotel Chocolat Office Locations

Hotel Chocolat has an office in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire, GB (HQ)
Mint House Newark Cl
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Hotel Chocolat Financials and Metrics

Hotel Chocolat Revenue

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Hotel Chocolat's revenue was reported to be £27.67 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

27.7m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

18.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

66.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

3.2m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

4.2m

Market capitalization (10-Aug-2020)

379.6m

Closing stock price (10-Aug-2020)

3.0

EV

402.1m
Hotel Chocolat's current market capitalization is £379.6 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

14.8m17.0m91.1m105.2m27.7m

Revenue growth, %

16%

Cost of goods sold

5.6m5.8m302.2m33.8m9.4m

Gross profit

9.2m11.2m(211.1m)71.5m18.3m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

62.5m71.7m

Cost of goods sold

20.0m22.6m

Gross profit

42.5m49.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

68%68%
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

303.4k475.8k6.5m8.5m

Accounts Receivable

657.5k381.6k839.3k542.7k991.6k

Inventories

3.4m4.0m6.6m9.9m12.2m

Current Assets

10.5m21.7m19.1m24.7m16.8m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

23.5m25.0m

Inventories

7.6m9.0m

Current Assets

37.8m40.6m

PP&E

29.2m34.7m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

5.6m11.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.2m3.7m

Inventories

(2.3m)(3.4m)

Accounts Payable

1.5m905.0k
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

11.2m12.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7m2.2m

Inventories

(657.2k)756.0k

Accounts Payable

10.9m10.1m
GBPFY, 2014

Financial Leverage

-12.3 x
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Hotel Chocolat Operating Metrics

Hotel Chocolat's Stores was reported to be 96 in FY, 2017.
FY, 2017

Stores

96

Stores (UK)

91
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Hotel Chocolat Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Almondhill Properties Limited
Applehill Properties Limited
Apricothill Properties Limited
Bananahill Properties Limited
Braeburnhill Properties Limited
Bramleyhill Properties Limited
Brazilnuthill Properties Limited
Cashewhill Properties Limited
Chestnuthill Properties Limited
Chocexpress Limited
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Hotel Chocolat Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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96/100

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Hotel Chocolat Revenue Breakdown

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Hotel Chocolat revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 96.2% from United Kingdom and 3.8% from Other

Hotel Chocolat Online and Social Media Presence

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Hotel Chocolat News and Updates

Britain's Hotel Chocolat tackles growing pains as profit rises

British chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is making progress with supply chain improvements to address inefficiencies exposed by its overseas expansion, it said on Tuesday as it posted first-half profit growth of 7%.

Hotel Chocolat sales boosted by roll-out of new stores

Shares in Hotel Chocolat are up nearly 10 per cent as its new locations helped deliver a double-digit rise in The post Hotel Chocolat sales boosted by roll-out of new stores appeared first on CityAM.

Hotel Chocolat ends year on sweet note following launch of vegan product

A London-based confectioner has announced that it saw a 14 per cent revenue growth in the final weeks of 2019 compared to the previous year. Hotel Chocolat Group, headquartered in London, launched a new 100 per cent vegan product, Nutmilk, during the 26-week period, which it said has been a “hit”. D…

Hotel Chocolat hungry for global expansion as profit rises

Hotel Chocolat has reported a mouthwatering set of full-year results, with increases in pre-tax profit and revenue, as the luxury [...] The post Hotel Chocolat hungry for global expansion as profit rises appeared first on CityAM.

Hotel Chocolat bolsters hospitality offering for Surrey shopping centre with new site

Woking Shopping has revealed luxury chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is moving into The Peacocks Centre for its latest 320 sq ft site. Due to open on September 13, the store will be designed by an in-house team. The signing aims to bolster Woking Shopping’s food and drinks offering, which includes Côte, B…

Hotel Chocolat goes into meltdown over missing ‘Chocmobile’

Luxury chocolate retailer Hotel Chocolat has appealed for help in finding a missing van, nicknamed the ‘Chocmobile’ Read more: Sweet [...] The post Hotel Chocolat goes into meltdown over missing ‘Chocmobile’ appeared first on CityAM.
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Hotel Chocolat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hotel Chocolat founded?

    Hotel Chocolat was founded in 1993.

  • Who are Hotel Chocolat key executives?

    Hotel Chocolat's key executives are Angus Thirlwell, Peter Harris and Matt Pritchard.

  • How many employees does Hotel Chocolat have?

    Hotel Chocolat has 1,281 employees.

  • What is Hotel Chocolat revenue?

    Latest Hotel Chocolat annual revenue is £27.7 m.

  • What is Hotel Chocolat revenue per employee?

    Latest Hotel Chocolat revenue per employee is £21.6 k.

  • Who are Hotel Chocolat competitors?

    Competitors of Hotel Chocolat include MamaMancini's Holdings, Weetabix and Foodstirs.

  • Where is Hotel Chocolat headquarters?

    Hotel Chocolat headquarters is located at Mint House Newark Cl, Hertfordshire.

  • Where are Hotel Chocolat offices?

    Hotel Chocolat has an office in Hertfordshire.

  • How many offices does Hotel Chocolat have?

    Hotel Chocolat has 1 office.