Selfridges owns and operates department stores in London, Birmingham, and Manchester. The Company offers skin care and makeup products, bath and body care products, fragrances, home products, technology products, jewelry and watches, gifts for various occasions, and other products for men, women, and kids./ In addition, it provides wines and spirits, food products.

Employee Rating

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TypePrivate
HQLondon, GB
Founded1909
Size (employees)6,818 (est)+2%
Websiteselfridges.com
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
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Selfridges Office Locations

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

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Founding Date

1909

Selfridges Revenue

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Selfridges's revenue was reported to be £771.30 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

771.3m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

453.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

58.8%

Net income (FY, 2018)

88.5m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

160.6m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

110.9m

Cash (3-Feb-2018)

128.5m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

278.0m298.6m294.5m307.4m360.0m392.1m402.2m444.9m282.3m296.3m309.0m355.5m378.0m391.8m414.0m443.5m464.8m487.5m530.0m565.6m587.2m673.3m771.3m

Revenue growth, %

7%(1%)4%17%9%3%11%(37%)5%4%15%6%4%6%7%5%9%7%4%15%

Cost of goods sold

175.7m192.0m192.0m189.5m233.5m250.7m259.6m293.1m131.8m139.3m139.5m150.9m156.0m160.6m159.8m170.7m178.0m190.6m206.3m227.2m237.7m273.2m317.8m

Gross profit

102.4m106.5m102.4m117.9m126.5m141.4m142.6m151.8m150.5m157.0m169.5m204.6m222.0m231.2m254.2m272.8m286.8m296.9m323.7m338.4m349.5m400.1m453.5m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

5.6m7.7m4.7m15.3m1.5m3.2m20.3m9.3m6.3m26.3m51.8m48.5m36.0m51.0m64.0m55.3m79.6m83.0m79.9m49.1m79.1m97.3m128.5m

Accounts Receivable

4.8m4.6m5.4m7.3m6.4m4.8m5.1m6.2m2.9m2.5m11.2m12.1m14.6m16.9m17.6m21.3m23.1m21.5m25.8m34.8m31.7m34.3m38.6m

Inventories

21.4m22.6m22.2m30.3m23.6m21.4m23.2m29.0m32.5m31.5m31.1m33.3m33.6m30.1m33.6m36.4m39.4m43.4m54.3m56.1m60.3m63.7m77.9m

Current Assets

250.9m247.9m193.2m60.3m42.3m39.9m57.8m49.8m52.5m575.9m609.9m256.8m279.2m288.6m297.6m254.7m275.1m247.2m249.5m247.3m290.4m299.7m348.3m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

60.5m71.5m73.0m76.6m85.9m88.5m

Dividends Paid

87.1m43.4m32.3m28.2m41.1m42.4m
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

124.8k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Selfridges Revenue Breakdown

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Selfridges revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 95.1% from UK and 4.9% from Other

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Selfridges Online and Social Media Presence

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Selfridges News and Updates

Birmingham Based Industrial Mats Retailer Takes on Selfridges in Awards Final

A true David and Goliath battle is brewing in Birmingham this month, as local industrial and commercial floor matting retailer, First Mats gets set to take on iconic department store Selfridges for the prestigious Retailer of the Year award. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @Industry…

Masterchef winner launches pan-Asian restaurant and deli at Selfridges

Masterchef champion Ping Coombes has launched a new restaurant and delicatessen at Selfridges Oxford Street. The chef teamed up with Malaysian dining brand PappaRich to establish Ping Pan-Asian at the department chain’s flagship London store. The venture will serve Malaysian-Chinese cuisine from a r…

Inventor Richard Browning flew an 'Iron Man' jet suit over London — and you can buy your own, too

Inventor Richard Browning flew a jet suit inspired by "Iron Man" over London. The jet suit can reach a speed of 32 mph and fly as high as 12,000 feet.    The suit is available at Selfridges, a London department store, for £340,000 ($445,860). Your dreams of owning Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit hav…

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…

Electricianz plugs into UK retailer network with Cable Z timepiece

Cable Z is described as an ode to electricity with an explosive bouquet of enmeshed and colourful cables.
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Selfridges Company Life and Culture

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Selfridges Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Selfridges founded?

    Selfridges was founded in 1909.

  • Who are Selfridges key executives?

    Selfridges's key executives are Paul Kelly, Willard Gordon Galen Weston and Sue West.

  • How many employees does Selfridges have?

    Selfridges has 6,818 employees.

  • What is Selfridges revenue?

    Latest Selfridges annual revenue is £771.3 m.

  • What is Selfridges revenue per employee?

    Latest Selfridges revenue per employee is £113.1 k.

  • Who are Selfridges competitors?

    Competitors of Selfridges include Matches Fashion, JD Williams & Company and Citi Trends.

  • Where is Selfridges headquarters?

    Selfridges headquarters is located at 400 Oxford St, London.

  • Where are Selfridges offices?

    Selfridges has offices in London, Stretford, Manchester and Birmingham.

  • How many offices does Selfridges have?

    Selfridges has 4 offices.