Mothercare

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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
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2022)436
Revenue (FY, 2021)£85.8 M(-72%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)£0.1(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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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 £85.8 m in FY, 2021
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2022)

41.7m

Gross profit (H1, 2022)

16.2m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2022), %

38.8%

Net income (H1, 2022)

3.6m

EBITDA (H1, 2022)

6.0m

EBIT (H1, 2022)

5.6m

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2022)

40.4m

Closing stock price (1-Aug-2022)

0.1

Cash (25-Sept-2021)

6.9m

EV

53.7m
Mothercare's current market capitalization is £40.4 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

654.5m559.7m314.2m85.8m

Cost of goods sold

(529.6m)(120.3m)(121.2m)(61.3m)

Gross profit

124.9m439.4m207.3m26.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%79%66%31%
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Revenue

295.0m234.1m44.4m41.7m

Cost of goods sold

(264.3m)(186.1m)(32.3m)(25.5m)

Gross profit

30.7m48.0m12.1m16.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

10%21%27%39%
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

16.3m6.1m6.9m

Accounts Receivable

47.2m27.1m11.2m11.6m

Prepaid Expenses

13.7m17.0m3.1m2.9m

Inventories

87.0m66.8m9.7m5.9m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Cash

8.9m4.6m6.9m

Accounts Receivable

47.5m44.0m14.3m11.5m

Inventories

88.3m65.3m6.7m4.5m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(90.3m)(12.4m)(8.8m)(2.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

22.1m13.1m6.3m500.0k

Inventories

(2.4m)3.4m61.7m3.8m

Accounts Payable

1.7m(10.3m)(86.3m)(5.1m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Net Income

(9.1m)(17.8m)(4.1m)5.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.6m12.9m1.2m400.0k

Inventories

1.2m(3.7m)2.2m1.4m

Accounts Payable

3.3m(8.6m)(4.7m)(6.8m)
GBPFY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

-10.6 x

EV/EBIT

-3.8 x

EV/CFO

179.3 x

Revenue/Employee

157.5k

Debt/Equity

14.9 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)

143137

Stores (International)

1.14 k1.13 k

Countries

24

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 business segment: 100.0% from STORE,WHOLESALE OPERATIONS, CATALOGUE AND WEB SALES.

Mothercare revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 53.8% from EUROPE, 22.7% from ASIA and 23.4% from MIDDLE EAST

Mothercare Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Mothercare Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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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

Insights on the Baby Car Seat Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Mintel Group, Mothercare and Nike Among Others

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Baby Car Seat Market Research Report by Product, by Region - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Baby Car Seat Market size was estimated at USD 5,406.72...

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

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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…
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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 436 employees.

  • What is Mothercare revenue?

    Latest Mothercare annual revenue is £85.8 m.

  • What is Mothercare revenue per employee?

    Latest Mothercare revenue per employee is £196.8 k.

  • Who are Mothercare competitors?

    Competitors of Mothercare include Mamas & Papas, Bettencourt Group and Chicco Portugal.

  • 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.