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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
Founded1961
HQWatford, GB
Websitemothercareplc.com
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)594
Revenue (FY, 2019)£513.8 M(-21%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)£0.1
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Mothercare

Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook

Chief Financial Officer, Board Member
Clive Whiley

Clive Whiley

Chairman
Brian Small

Brian Small

Non-Executive Director
Gillian Kent

Gillian Kent

Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chair
Glyn Hughes

Glyn Hughes

Interim Chief Executive Officer
Mark Newton-Jones

Mark Newton-Jones

Executive Director
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Mothercare Office Locations

Mothercare has offices in Watford and Hemel Hempstead
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 £513.8 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

513.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

18.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

3.6%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(67.5m)

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

(6.9m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(58.6m)

Market capitalization (23-Jul-2021)

75.8m

Closing stock price (23-Jul-2021)

0.1

Cash (30-Mar-2019)

16.3m
Mothercare's current market capitalization is £75.8 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

667.4m654.5m513.8m

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(2%)

Cost of goods sold

608.6m620.5m495.5m

Gross profit

58.8m34.0m18.3m
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, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

16.3m

Accounts Receivable

47.0m47.2m32.7m

Prepaid Expenses

10.6m9.6m

Inventories

102.0m87.0m66.8m
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, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

8.2m(76.1m)(67.5m)

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
GBPH1, 2017

EV/EBIT

192.5 x

EV/CFO

-111.5 x

Financial Leverage

6.3 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)

143137

Stores (International)

1.14 k1.13 k

Countries

24
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Mothercare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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: 66.9% from UK and 33.1% from International

Mothercare Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Mothercare Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Mothercare Online and Social Media Presence

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Mothercare Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    39/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    10/100

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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Mothercare News and Updates

Worldwide Maternity Wear Industry to 2025 - Ready Maternity launches at Mothercare UK

Dublin, Jan. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Maternity Wear Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global maternity wear market size is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.71% to reach US$13.742 billion in 2025 from US$10.426…

Gordon Brothers provides £19.50 million term loan to Mothercare Global Brand Limited

Additional liquidity supports the brands next chapter Additional liquidity supports the brands next chapter

Restructuring firm loans Mothercare £20m to repay debts

Gordon Brothers Brands has loaned Mothercare £19.5m to be used to repay outstanding debt.  Mothercare lost £4.4m in the six The post Restructuring firm loans Mothercare £20m to repay debts appeared first on CityAM.

Mothercare finalises franchise agreement to sell products in Boots stores

Mothercare has finalised a franchise agreement with Boots to allow it to sell products in the high street pharmacy chain’s The post Mothercare finalises franchise agreement to sell products in Boots stores appeared first on CityAM.

Mothercare launches ‘sustainable’ business model to boost international growth

Baby and children brand Mothercare has confirmed it has launched a “less capital-intensive” business model to improve links between franchise partners and manufacturers. The new system, which will go live in the Autumn/Winter 2020 season, will see franchise partners paying manufacturers directly for…

Mothercare franchising deal with Boots delayed by coronavirus

Mothercare said today that the start of a franchising deal with Boots has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.  In The post Mothercare franchising deal with Boots delayed by coronavirus appeared first on CityAM.
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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 Andrew Cook, Clive Whiley and Brian Small.

  • How many employees does Mothercare have?

    Mothercare has 594 employees.

  • What is Mothercare revenue?

    Latest Mothercare annual revenue is £513.8 m.

  • What is Mothercare revenue per employee?

    Latest Mothercare revenue per employee is £865 k.

  • Who are Mothercare competitors?

    Competitors of Mothercare include Mamas & Papas, Neat-oh! and Steiff.

  • Where is Mothercare headquarters?

    Mothercare headquarters is located at Cherry Tree Rd, Watford.

  • Where are Mothercare offices?

    Mothercare has offices in Watford and Hemel Hempstead.

  • How many offices does Mothercare have?

    Mothercare has 2 offices.