Poundworld

Since Poundworld was founded on a market stall in Yorkshire in 1964, the business has gone from strength to strength, spanning the length and breadth of the UK, with more than 330 stores and over 6,000 staff nationwide. Visited by over two million customers a week, Poundword stocks everything from groceries, pet care and DIY, to toys, stationery and electricals. Poundworld offers amazing value on leading brands, including the likes of Colgate, Johnson’s, Cadbury and Coca-Cola. You save more at Poundworld!
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
West Yorkshire, GB
Founded
1974
Size (employees)
391 (est)+4%
Poundworld was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in West Yorkshire, GB

Key People at Poundworld

Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards

CEO

Poundworld Office Locations

Poundworld has an office in West Yorkshire

Poundworld Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1974

Total Funding

$44.6 m

Latest funding size

$44.6 m

Time since last funding

almost 3 years

Investors

Poundworld's latest funding round in July 2014 was reported to be $44.6 m. In total, Poundworld has raised $44.6 m

Poundworld Financial Metrics

Poundworld's revenue was reported to be £462.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in £, GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

462.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

10%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

175.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

38%

Net income (FY, 2016)

(5.1 m)

Cash (31-Mar-2016)

6 m
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

345.3 m422.3 m462.7 m

Revenue growth, %

22%10%

Cost of goods sold

217.1 m260.7 m287.1 m

Gross profit

128.1 m161.6 m175.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

37%38%38%

Operating expense total

122.3 m138.8 m179.9 m

Pre tax profit

5 m21.9 m(5.4 m)

Net Income

3.2 m18.6 m(5.1 m)
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

5 m5.6 m6 m

Accounts Receivable

3.8 m4.7 m4.3 m

Current Assets

57.5 m81.1 m85.2 m

PP&E

26.8 m24.9 m26.8 m

Goodwill

864 k1.9 m

Total Assets

84.3 m106.9 m113.9 m

Accounts Payable

30.4 m35 m35.2 m

Current Liabilities

54.5 m60.8 m63.4 m

Retained Earnings

3 m18.1 m(5.1 m)

Total Equity

11.5 m13.2 m8.9 m

Financial Leverage

7.3 x8.1 x12.8 x
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

(694 k)17.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

9 m(913 k)

Income Taxes Paid

(1.8 m)(3.3 m)302 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

12.8 x

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