Manhattan has Macy's; London has Selfridges. With 540,000 sq. ft. of selling space, the flagship Selfridges & Co. department store is still one of the biggest stores in the world and one of the top shops on London's posh Oxford Street. Selfridges also runs two smaller department stores in Manchester and a fourth location in Birmingham. The upmarket retailer sells a wide selection of brand-name fashion apparel, accessories, and housewares, but it aims to entertain as well with 15 in-store bars, cafés, and restaurants and a nearby 250-room, four-star hotel. Founded in 1909 by Gordon Selfridge -- an American -- Selfridges is owned by the Canadian billionaire W. Galen Weston (chairman of George Weston).
Type
Private
HQ
London, GB
Founded
1909
Size (employees)
6,586 (est)
Selfridges was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Selfridges

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly

Group Managing Director
Willard Gordon Galen Weston

Willard Gordon Galen Weston

Chairman and President
Sue West

Sue West

Director of Operations
Anne Pitcher

Anne Pitcher

Managing Director of Selfridges UK

Selfridges Office Locations

Selfridges has offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Stretford
London, GB (HQ)
400 Oxford St
Birmingham, GB
Upper Mall East
Manchester, GB
1 Exchange St
Stretford, GB
1 The Dome, The Trafford Centre
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Selfridges Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1909
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Selfridges Financials

Selfridges's revenue was reported to be £673.30 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

673.3 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

400.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

59.4%

Net income (FY, 2017)

85.9 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

150.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

109.1 m

Cash (28-Jan-2017)

97.3 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

378 m391.8 m414 m443.5 m464.8 m487.5 m530 m565.6 m587.2 m673.3 m

Revenue growth, %

7%4%

Cost of goods sold

156 m160.6 m159.8 m170.7 m178 m190.6 m206.3 m227.2 m237.7 m273.2 m

Gross profit

222 m231.2 m254.2 m272.8 m286.8 m296.9 m323.7 m338.4 m349.5 m400.1 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

36 m51 m64 m55.3 m79.6 m83 m79.9 m49.1 m79.1 m97.3 m

Accounts Receivable

14.6 m16.9 m17.6 m21.3 m23.1 m21.5 m25.8 m34.8 m31.7 m34.3 m

Inventories

33.6 m30.1 m33.6 m36.4 m39.4 m43.4 m54.3 m56.1 m60.3 m63.7 m

Current Assets

279.2 m288.6 m297.6 m254.7 m275.1 m247.2 m249.5 m247.3 m290.4 m299.7 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

37.7 m31 m44.9 m58.7 m67.5 m60.5 m71.5 m73 m76.6 m85.9 m

Dividends Paid

25 m50 m101 m40 m87.1 m43.4 m32.3 m28.2 m41.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

(22.7 m)(24.6 m)(17.7 m)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

149.3 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Selfridges Online and Social Media Presence

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Selfridges News and Updates

The Customer Isn't Always Right - Here's When

Sometimes providing the best customer service means doing what you know is right.

Profit from Theresa May's war on plastic

Theresa May recently declared a “war on plastic” and businesses such as Costa Coffee, Wagamama, Pizza Express and Leon have said they will phase out the use of plastic straws. California is considering banning them completely. Frozen food retailer Iceland has also pledged to be free of plastic packa…

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For Chloe’s Natacha Ramsay-Levi, No Look Is Complete Without the Right Shoes

Ramsay-Levi was in London to debut a Chloé pop-up at Selfridges.

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The business formerly known as The Watch Gallery has enjoyed a surge in sales following Brexit.

BREAKING NEWS: Bucherer buys America’s largest luxury watch retailer

Europe's biggest luxury watch retailer takes over 28 Tourneau stores in the United States.
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