Here at McColl’s we pride ourselves on being the UK market leader in neighbourhood retailing. We currently operate over 1,350 convenience and newsagent stores. We’ve more than doubled our convenience store presence over the last eight years and this now accounts for over half of our impressive estate, with a strong focus on developing and expanding this further. Our strategy is based on providing local communities with a full range of amenities, top brands and neighbourhood services at competitive prices. The convenience side of our business is where we see significant opportunity for growth, both for our customers and our staff. Growth will be supported by the acquisition of further quality independent convenience stores as well as by converting our existing newsagent stores to convenience format. We will work to improve the customer offer across our convenience store portfolio, particularly in terms of fresh and chilled produce. We also plan to expand the range and services in our newsagents and variety stores to cater for changing consumer needs, such as increasing the number of Post Offices we operate. Significant investment has already been made to improve store standards and the customer experience. We are acutely aware that our continued success depends entirely on the dedication, expertise and customer service skills of our staff and management. We are always keen to hear from like minded people who share our commitment to neighbourhood retailing and to developing a career in this exciting retail sector. Visit our careers site to find out more or to apply for a role.
Company Growth (employees)
Brentwood, GB
Size (employees)
19,319 (est)+2%
McColl's is headquartered in Brentwood, GB

McColl's Office Locations

McColl's has an office in Brentwood
Brentwood, GB (HQ)
Ashwells Rd

McColl's Data and Metrics

McColl's Financial Metrics

McColl's's revenue was reported to be £950.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

950.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

238.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

13.9 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

241.9 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (27-Nov-2016)

3.8 m
McColl's's current market capitalization is £241.9 m.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


922.4 m932.2 m950.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

699.6 m704.7 m711.8 m

Gross profit

222.8 m227.5 m238.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

12.6 m21.1 m17.7 m

Net Income

9.9 m16.1 m13.9 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


11.4 m14.5 m3.8 m

Accounts Receivable

3.1 m3 m3.2 m

Current Assets

87.3 m99.9 m97.7 m


69.6 m74.2 m77.7 m


139.2 m145.9 m154.4 m

Total Assets

296 m320 m329.8 m

Accounts Payable

85.3 m99.2 m98.8 m

Current Liabilities

116.9 m135.8 m139.1 m

Total Liabilities

178.8 m194.1 m189.3 m

Retained Earnings

9.9 m5.4 m2.9 m

Total Equity

117.2 m126 m140.5 m

Financial Leverage

2.5 x2.5 x2.3 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

34.6 m43.5 m21.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(26.1 m)(16.7 m)(6.7 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(2.7 m)(5 m)(3.7 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

McColl's Market Value History

Traffic Overview of McColl's

McColl's Online and Social Media Presence

McColl's News and Updates

Co-op convenience store sell-off to McColl's approved

Co-op's sale of 298 of its food stores to convenience chain McColl's is cleared by the competition regulator.

Co-op to sell 298 stores to McColl's

Co-op Group is selling 298 of its smaller food stores to convenience retailer McColl's for £117m.

McColl's Company Life and Culture

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