ScS Group plc is one of the UK's leading retailers of fabric and leather sofas, carpets and flooring, occasional furniture and dining furniture. We trade under the ScS, “Sofa Carpet Specialist”, brand and have 96 stores nationwide, from as far north as Dundee right down to Southampton. We also have an additional 10 distribution centre sites across the UK, and the group’s head office is based in Sunderland. At ScS we're passionate about our products and sell a range of sofas that you can't buy anywhere else, our product range includes the legendary La-Z-Boy sofas and chairs as well as an exclusive range of G Plan furniture. We also operate a furniture and flooring concession through a partnership with House of Fraser, one of the UK’s leading department stores under the “For Living” brand, operating in 30 stores across the UK. ScS employs more than 1,600 people across the business in retail, distribution, management and support roles. Customers are paramount to the business and the company’s mission is to deliver excellent service, value and quality through passionate and caring people. We have over 100 years of experience and our specialist sofa and flooring staff are highly trained in their field, focused on giving the first-class service our customers know us for.

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Sunderland, GB
Size (employees)
1,970 (est)+7%
SCS GROUP was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Sunderland, GB
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Key People/Management at SCS GROUP

George Adams

George Adams

Chairman at FFX Tools
Fateha Khanam

Fateha Khanam

Senior Branch Administrator
Alan Raybould

Alan Raybould

Sarah Oldroyd

Sarah Oldroyd

Head of Digital
Marie Liston

Marie Liston

HR Director
Jonathan Lay

Jonathan Lay

Sales Manager
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SCS GROUP Office Locations

SCS GROUP has an office in Sunderland
Sunderland, GB (HQ)
45-49 Villiers St
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SCS GROUP Financials and Metrics

SCS GROUP Financials

SCS GROUP's revenue was reported to be £332.96 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

333 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

153.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

9.4 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

17.4 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

12 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

73.6 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (29-Jul-2017)

40.1 m
SCS GROUP's current market capitalization is £73.6 m.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


244.1 m276.7 m317.3 m333 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

131.1 m149.6 m168.2 m179.2 m

Gross profit

113 m127.2 m149.1 m153.7 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


18.8 m21.1 m22.4 m40.1 m

Accounts Receivable

3.3 m8.9 m2 m3 m


20 m20.7 m23.2 m22.1 m

Current Assets

47.1 m50.6 m54.6 m71.9 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

5.9 m(2.2 m)8.7 m9.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

13.8 m8.2 m11 m28.8 m

Dividends Paid

6.6 m1 m6.3 m5.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(13.1 m)(1.8 m)(6.3 m)(5.9 m)
GBPY, 2017


174.3 k

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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SCS GROUP Online and Social Media Presence

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