LWC Drinks

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Established in 1979, LWC has grown from a small start up to the "fastest growing privately owned drinks company in the UK". Our Headquarters With over 7,000 different product lines and over 6,000 on trade customers, LWC provides the broadest range and greatest service available in the UK drinks industry. We provide fantastic support services which enables our customers to not only maximize their sales, but also provide their customers with a higher quality experience. This is possible due to our team of 80 dedicated account managers, who can advise you on how to maximize your business potential whilst also eradicating any issues you may face.
TypePrivate
Founded1979
HQManchester, GB
Websitelwc-drinks.co.uk
Employee Ratings2.9

Locations

LWC Drinks is headquartered in
Manchester, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)346(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£310.3 M(+26%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at LWC Drinks

Robin Gray

Robin Gray

Chairman
Ebrahim Mukadam

Ebrahim Mukadam

Managing Director
Shaun Healy

Shaun Healy

Wine Director
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LWC Drinks Office Locations

LWC Drinks has offices in Manchester, Calne, Cornwall, Eastbourne and in 12 other locations
Manchester, GB (HQ)
3 Stainburn Rd
Calne, GB
1 Clark Ave
Eastbourne, GB
15 Alder Cl
Heathfield, GB
King Charles Business Park Old Newton Rd
Houghton le Spring, GB
Unit 21a/b Cherry Way Dubmire Industrial Estate, Fence Houses
Leeds, GB
Unit C7/C8, Cross Green Garth Cross Green Industrial Estate
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LWC Drinks Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1979
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LWC Drinks Revenue

LWC Drinks's revenue was reported to be £310.3 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

310.3m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

54.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

17.5%

Net income (FY, 2018)

8.0m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

14.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

10.6m

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

168.2k
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

33.0m31.7m35.1m38.7m50.7m59.2m68.0m77.6m80.4m79.7m77.9m88.9m99.0m108.5m126.2m156.7m171.4m185.0m215.3m247.7m310.3m

Revenue growth, %

9%8%

Cost of goods sold

27.9m26.2m28.8m31.3m41.2m47.7m55.6m64.2m66.6m65.9m64.3m73.9m82.3m89.5m104.7m130.4m140.1m150.5m175.5m202.7m255.9m

Gross profit

5.2m5.5m6.4m7.4m9.5m11.5m12.4m13.5m13.8m13.8m13.6m15.0m16.7m19.0m21.5m26.2m31.4m34.5m39.8m44.9m54.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

210.0k108.8k333.3k374.8k1.3m559.0k792.0k6.0k1.5m10.0k9.0k11.0k10.5k11.3k1.1m2.1m28.8k259.1k505.2k3.9m6.0m1.2m3.1m168.2k

Accounts Receivable

1.7m1.0m606.5k948.2k2.1m2.7m3.0m4.2m5.5m6.6m6.7m7.6m7.0m7.6m7.5m7.4m9.8m10.0m11.8m10.7m15.8m20.1m21.9m27.2m

Inventories

1.4m1.5m1.5m1.9m2.4m2.7m3.9m4.8m4.5m5.8m6.5m6.7m7.5m8.0m9.4m8.7m10.4m10.6m13.3m14.1m14.6m16.3m16.0m21.0m

Current Assets

3.4m2.8m2.7m3.4m5.9m6.1m8.0m9.2m12.5m13.8m14.3m15.0m15.4m17.1m19.0m18.9m20.8m21.7m26.8m30.0m40.0m42.6m45.5m52.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

329.0k(65.4k)268.8k205.9k(20.0k)387.0k361.0k377.0k173.0k(167.0k)739.0k1.2m449.9k(65.2k)693.3k1.5m2.2m2.3m3.1m6.1m6.7m5.9m8.2m8.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

75.0k662.0k364.0k835.0k4.3m1.8m3.2m2.0m740.3k1.1m710.5k2.5m1.7m10.9m4.1m9.4m9.9m6.1m12.0m15.4m

Dividends Paid

18.0k20.0k20.0k20.0k20.0k20.0k35.0k20.0k20.0k20.0k20.0k10.0k15.0k

Cash From Financing Activities

(168.0k)(144.0k)(136.0k)(68.0k)(100.0k)1.9m(582.0k)1.6m1.3m(1.0m)(560.5k)(1.1m)2.0m651.9k(518.1k)(2.5m)(2.3m)1.1m2.0m
GBPFY, 1995

Debt/Equity

1.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

7 x
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LWC Drinks Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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79/100

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LWC Drinks Online and Social Media Presence

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LWC Drinks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was LWC Drinks founded?

    LWC Drinks was founded in 1979.

  • Who are LWC Drinks key executives?

    LWC Drinks's key executives are Robin Gray, Ebrahim Mukadam and Shaun Healy.

  • How many employees does LWC Drinks have?

    LWC Drinks has 346 employees.

  • What is LWC Drinks revenue?

    Latest LWC Drinks annual revenue is £310.3 m.

  • What is LWC Drinks revenue per employee?

    Latest LWC Drinks revenue per employee is £896.8 k.

  • Who are LWC Drinks competitors?

    Competitors of LWC Drinks include Woluwe Shopping Center, Premium Retail Services and Robert Marc.

  • Where is LWC Drinks headquarters?

    LWC Drinks headquarters is located at 3 Stainburn Rd, Manchester.

  • Where are LWC Drinks offices?

    LWC Drinks has offices in Manchester, Calne, Cornwall, Eastbourne and in 12 other locations.

  • How many offices does LWC Drinks have?

    LWC Drinks has 17 offices.