Mothercare is a British retailer specializing in products for expectant mothers and in general merchandise for children up to 8 years old. The Company provides clothing for babies, toddlers, girls, and boys; nightwear and underwear, footwear, swimwear, and other accessories, as well as maternity apparel. It also offers home and travel products comprising car seats, buggy and pushchair systems, beddings, soft furnishings and furniture, bathing products, high chairs, feeding products and baby monitors, toys and other products.

TypePublic
HQWatford, GB
Founded1961
Size (employees)4,727 (est)
Websitemothercareplc.com
Mothercare was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Watford, GB
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Key People/Management at Mothercare

Mark Newton-Jones

Mark Newton-Jones

CEO
David Wood

David Wood

Group Managing Director
Glyn Hughes

Glyn Hughes

CFO
Clive Whiley

Clive Whiley

Chairman
Nick Wharton

Nick Wharton

Non-Executive Director and Audit and Risk Committee Chair
Gillian Kent

Gillian Kent

Non-Executive Director
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Mothercare Office Locations

Mothercare has an office in Watford
Watford, GB (HQ)
Cherry Tree Rd
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Mothercare Financials and Metrics

Mothercare Revenue

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Mothercare's revenue was reported to be £654.50 m in FY, 2018 which is a 1.9% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

654.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

(1.9%)

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

34.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

5.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(76.1m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(68.8m)
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

667.4m654.5m

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(2%)

Cost of goods sold

608.6m620.5m

Gross profit

58.8m34.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

347.7m339.5m

Cost of goods sold

320.6m318.9m

Gross profit

27.1m20.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

8%6%
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018

Accounts Receivable

47.0m47.2m

Prepaid Expenses

10.6m9.6m

Inventories

102.0m87.0m

Current Assets

178.2m151.6m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

14.4m1.3m

Inventories

125.8m119.6m

Current Assets

236.5m197.2m

PP&E

77.0m70.1m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

8.2m(76.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

19.2m23.6m

Inventories

(500.0k)11.2m

Accounts Payable

(2.0m)(5.9m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

400.0k(14.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.1m12.8m

Inventories

(22.9m)(18.4m)

Accounts Payable

22.4m20.4m
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

211.2k

Debt/Equity

9.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

60.2 x
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Mothercare Operating Metrics

Mothercare's Stores was reported to be 1.3 k in FY, 2018.
H1, 2018FY, 2018

Stores

1.28 k1.27 k

Stores (UK)

143 137

Stores (International)

1.14 k1.13 k

Countries

24
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Mothercare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Chelsea Stores (EBT Trustees) Limited
Chelsea Stores Holdings Limited
Childrens World Limited
Clothing Retailers Limited
Early Learning Centre Limited
Early Learning Holdings Limited
Early Learning Limited
ELC Limited
Galleria Limited
Gurgle Limited
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Mothercare Revenue Breakdown

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Mothercare revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 33.1% from International and 66.9% from UK

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Mothercare Online and Social Media Presence

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Mothercare News and Updates

Baby Walkers Market is touching new levels - A comprehensive study segmented by Key Players: Chicco, Dream On Me, Mothercare

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Maternity Clothing Global Market 2018: Key Players – Destination Maternity, Mothercare, Old Navy, Liz Lange, Seraphine

Maternity Clothing -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Maternity Clothing Market Analysis 2018-2025: Key Players Analysis like Destination Maternity, Mothercare, Old Navy, Liz Lange, Seraphine, The Gap

The global maternity Clothing market is marked by some intense competition from the major players operating in this market. Frequent mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships product innovation and geographical expansion are some of the key strategies adopted by these players in orde…

Sainsbury's eyed up Mothercare but didn't make an offer

Sainsbury's considered adding struggling retailer Mothercare to its shopping basket, but decided against making an offer, it has emerged. The supermarket, which bought out Argos for £1.4bn back in 2016, is understood to have looked into a potential acquisition of the company in recent months but …

3 updates from retail businesses show how the old economy is dying — and fast

Moss Bros issued a profit warning on Wednesday and Mothercare, which has already had a profit warning, said its lenders are relaxing debt covenants. Carpetright has had to get an emergency £12.5 million loan, is trying to reduce its rent bill, and needs to raise as much as £60 million for a turnar…
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Mothercare Company Life and Culture

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Mothercare Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Mothercare founded?

    Mothercare was founded in 1961.

  • Who are Mothercare key executives?

    Mothercare's key executives are Mark Newton-Jones, David Wood and Glyn Hughes.

  • How many employees does Mothercare have?

    Mothercare has 4,727 employees.

  • What is Mothercare revenue?

    Latest Mothercare annual revenue is £654.5 m.

  • What is Mothercare revenue per employee?

    Latest Mothercare revenue per employee is £138.5 k.

  • Who are Mothercare competitors?

    Competitors of Mothercare include ThinkGeek, My 1st Years and Detskiy Mir.

  • Where is Mothercare headquarters?

    Mothercare headquarters is located at Cherry Tree Rd, Watford.

  • Where are Mothercare offices?

    Mothercare has an office in Watford.

  • How many offices does Mothercare have?

    Mothercare has 1 office.