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.
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Brentwood, GB
Size (employees)
19,319 (est)
McColl's is headquartered in Brentwood, GB
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Key People/Management at McColl's

Simon FCA

Simon FCA

Chief Financial Officer
Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas

Chief Operating Officer
Karen Bird

Karen Bird

Human Resources Director
Steve Goswell

Steve Goswell

Operations Director
Steven ACMA

Steven ACMA

Retail Finance Director
Neil Hodge

Neil Hodge

Information Technology Director
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McColl's Office Locations

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

McColl's Financials

McColl's's revenue was reported to be £950.40 m in FY, 2016 which is a 1.9% 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

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

35.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

20.5 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

329.1 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (27-Nov-2016)

3.8 m
McColl's's current market capitalization is £329.1 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


869.4 m922.4 m932.2 m950.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

658.4 m704.7 m711.8 m

Gross profit

211 m227.5 m238.7 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


23.5 m10 m14.5 m3.8 m

Accounts Receivable

3.1 m51.9 m3 m3.2 m


44.2 m45.8 m51.3 m55 m

Current Assets

100.5 m61.9 m99.9 m97.7 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

5.1 m4.1 m16.1 m13.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

28.4 m(39.8 m)43.5 m21.6 m

Dividends Paid

10.7 m11 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(46.7 m)48 m(16.7 m)(6.7 m)
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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McColl's News and Updates

McColl's in talks with Sainsbury's as Nisa buyout hots up

Convenience chain McColl's has entered the fray in the battle of the supermarkets, holding its own meetings with Sainsbury's as the supermarket giant attempts to buy Nisa. Senior executives from McColl's, which is supplied by Nisa, met with Sainsbury's officials on Friday to discuss the potential…
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