N Brown Group

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N Brown Group is the home of JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo. Our Manchester grown business celebrates a heritage spanning over 150 years, currently employing circa 3,200 people. We boast fantastic brands and a broad range of products loved by our millions of loyal and satisfied customers. As a business we take pride in being known as the place “Where Fashion Fits”. In recent years we have achieved such accolades as ‘No1 UK Online Retailer for Plus-Size Clothing’, and ‘2nd Largest UK Online Retailer for Underwear’. Other industry achievements include Simply Be winning 'Best Curvy Collection' at the High Street Fashion Awards, and Jacamo picking up the 'Best Menswear Store' at the Manchester Arndale Retailer Awards. Our vision is to become the universally loved experts in fashion that fits, by helping our customers look and feel amazing through our trusted family of shopping brands. We're investing in an exciting future, creating a diverse range of new opportunities within Head Office, Customer Service Operations, Logistics Operations and our Retail Stores. As we continue to invest in our goal of becoming a leading digital retailer there’s never been a better time to join us!
TypePublic
Founded1875
HQManchester, GB
Websitenbrown.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2017)2,742
Revenue (FY, 2022)£715.7 M(-1%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)£0.3(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at N Brown Group

Theresa Casey

Theresa Casey

Company Secretary
Joshua Alliance

Joshua Alliance

Non-Executive Director
Dominic Platt

Dominic Platt

Non-Executive Director
Matt Davies

Matt Davies

Non-Executive Chairman
Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Rachel Izzard

Rachel Izzard

Chief Financial Officer
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N Brown Group Office Locations

N Brown Group has an office in Manchester
Manchester, GB (HQ)
Griffin House 40 Lever St
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N Brown Group Financials and Metrics

N Brown Group Revenue

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N Brown Group's revenue was reported to be £715.7 m in FY, 2022
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2022)

715.7m

Gross profit (FY, 2022)

447.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2022), %

62.5%

Net income (FY, 2022)

16.2m

EBITDA (FY, 2022)

158.1m

EBIT (FY, 2022)

120.0m

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2022)

118.6m

Closing stock price (1-Aug-2022)

0.3

Cash (26-Feb-2022)

43.1m

EV

379.3m
N Brown Group's current market capitalization is £118.6 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Revenue

922.2m914.4m837.5m728.8m715.7m

Cost of goods sold

(416.6m)(416.7m)(270.3m)(267.3m)(268.4m)

Gross profit

505.6m497.7m567.2m461.5m447.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

55%54%68%63%62%
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Revenue

457.8m432.9m356.7m346.8m

Cost of goods sold

(209.5m)(138.6m)(125.7m)(126.0m)

Gross profit

248.3m296.2m231.0m220.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

54%68%65%64%
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Cash

58.2m43.7m161.7m94.9m43.1m

Accounts Receivable

598.8m585.1m585.2m520.6m508.5m

Prepaid Expenses

1.0m

Inventories

110.6m112.3m94.9m77.7m87.3m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Cash

27.5m58.0m44.8m41.9m

Accounts Receivable

565.7m579.8m540.4m509.6m

Inventories

98.3m97.1m80.5m90.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Net Income

12.5m(58.3m)27.4m7.9m16.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

28.1m30.1m28.9m37.3m36.9m

Inventories

(5.1m)14.5m16.6m17.0m(9.6m)

Accounts Payable

33.0m700.0k(41.1m)700.0k(13.5m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Net Income

(26.0m)14.1m12.3m23.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

14.9m14.4m14.7m21.3m

Inventories

12.3m2.8m14.4m(12.4m)

Accounts Payable

4.1m(13.5m)2.6m3.2m
GBPFY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

17.8 x

EV/EBIT

32.7 x

EV/CFO

37.2 x

Revenue/Employee

336.3k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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N Brown Group Revenue Breakdown

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N Brown Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.9% from FINANCIAL SERVICES DIV'D and 65.1% from PRODUCT

N Brown Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 100.0% from UNITED KINGDOM

N Brown Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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N Brown Group Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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N Brown Group Online and Social Media Presence

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N Brown Group News and Updates

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N Brown Group Plc and ArrowXL – a great fit

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N Brown Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was N Brown Group founded?

    N Brown Group was founded in 1875.

  • Who are N Brown Group key executives?

    N Brown Group's key executives are Theresa Casey, Joshua Alliance and Dominic Platt.

  • How many employees does N Brown Group have?

    N Brown Group has 2,742 employees.

  • What is N Brown Group revenue?

    Latest N Brown Group annual revenue is £715.7 m.

  • What is N Brown Group revenue per employee?

    Latest N Brown Group revenue per employee is £261 k.

  • Who are N Brown Group competitors?

    Competitors of N Brown Group include Levi Strauss & Co., Atmos USA and Mulaya.

  • Where is N Brown Group headquarters?

    N Brown Group headquarters is located at Griffin House 40 Lever St, Manchester.

  • Where are N Brown Group offices?

    N Brown Group has an office in Manchester.

  • How many offices does N Brown Group have?

    N Brown Group has 1 office.