Ralawise

Ralawise was founded in the early 80’s by the Batson family in the kitchen of their family home. Originally a T-shirt printer, the family decorated garments for the local souvenir market. The business expanded quickly and branched into a number of local markets. As a result of the business' early success, the opportunity arose to stock plain garments. With a limited supply chain, local demand for this service grew quickly, opening the door for a wider distribution model and the Ralawise brand, as we know it today, was born. In 1991 Ralawise became an authorised distributor of Jerzees (now Russell Europe), with Fruit of the Loom granting Ralawise the same accolade shortly after. As a former printer and decorator with strong family values, Ralawise understands the challenges faced by our customers and while the business continues to develop these fundamentals are always applied to its business practices. Ralawise are now a leading global distributor with the widest range of clothing, apparel and consumable products across Europe. Ralawise are the ultimate one-stop shop holding over 6 million items in stock, 3800+ products and over 110 brands. With core business values fundamental to our success, Ralawise have always ensured good quality service, support and value, thus building up good relationships of trust with our customers.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Deeside Industrial Estate, GB
Founded
1990
Size (employees)
111 (est)
Ralawise was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Deeside Industrial Estate, GB

Ralawise Office Locations

Ralawise has an office in Deeside Industrial Estate
Deeside Industrial Estate, GB (HQ)
Unit 112 Tenth Avenue

Ralawise Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1990

Ralawise Financial Metrics

Ralawise's revenue was reported to be £104.8 m in FY, 2015 which is a 17% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2015)

104.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

17%

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

31.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

30%

Net income (FY, 2015)

5.9 m

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

75.9 m89.7 m104.8 m

Revenue growth, %

18%17%

Cost of goods sold

53.7 m63.1 m73.6 m

Gross profit

22.2 m26.6 m31.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

29%30%30%

Operating expense total

15.3 m19.6 m23.6 m

Pre tax profit

6.8 m6.8 m7.4 m

Net Income

5.2 m5.5 m5.9 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash

778.6 k1.2 m4 m

Accounts Receivable

11.7 m12.7 m15.7 m

Current Assets

32.8 m38.7 m50.7 m

PP&E

817.6 k4.2 m4.2 m

Goodwill

100 k281.6 k458.4 k

Total Assets

33.8 m43.3 m55.3 m

Accounts Payable

3.6 m3.7 m4.7 m

Current Liabilities

8.8 m13.8 m19.9 m

Total Liabilities

9.7 m14.9 m22.2 m

Retained Earnings

4.4 m4.5 m4.9 m

Total Equity

24 m28.4 m33.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.5 x1.7 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

2.4 m2.3 m764.3 k

Cash From Financing Activities

(182.3 k)(895.6 k)14.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

(1.6 m)(1.3 m)(1.5 m)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

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