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The Container Store Group is a specialty retailer of storage and organization products. The Company operates in two segments, The Container Store and Elfa. Its retail stores provide various lifestyle products, including closets, collections, and hooks, as well as bath, kitchen, laundry, gift packaging, long-term storage, office, shelving, storage, trash, travel, and elfa branded products. The Company also designs, manufactures, and sells component-based shelving and drawer systems that are customizable for any area of the home

TypePublic
Founded1978
HQCoppell, US
Websitecontainerstore.com
Employee Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)2,050(-6%)
Job Openings161
Revenue (FY, 2017)$857.2 M
Share Price (Dec 2019)$4.1 (+4%)

Key People/Management at The Container Store

J. Kristofer Galashan

J. Kristofer Galashan

Director
Timothy J. Flynn

Timothy J. Flynn

Director
Robert E. Jordan

Robert E. Jordan

Director
Melissa Collins

Melissa Collins

Chief Marketing Officer
Melissa Reiff

Melissa Reiff

CEO, Chairwoman
John Gehre

John Gehre

Chief Merchandising Officer
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The Container Store Office Locations

The Container Store has an office in Coppell
Coppell, US (HQ)
500 Freeport Pkwy
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The Container Store Financials and Metrics

The Container Store Revenue

The Container Store's revenue was reported to be $857.23 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

857.2m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

497.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

58%

Net income (FY, 2017)

19.4m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

34.1m

Market capitalization (6-Dec-2019)

199.9m

Closing stock price (6-Dec-2019)

4.1

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

8.4m

EV

476.7m
The Container Store's current market capitalization is $199.9 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2017

Revenue

857.2m

Cost of goods sold

360.2m

Gross profit

497.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

58%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Revenue

173.4m193.2m190.9m169.8m195.5m197.2m69.2m205.1m216.4m

Cost of goods sold

72.6m79.6m77.1m70.5m81.7m81.1m29.0m86.7m90.7m

Gross profit

100.9m113.7m113.9m99.3m113.8m116.1m40.2m118.4m125.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

58%59%60%58%58%59%58%58%58%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2017

Cash

10.7m8.4m

Accounts Receivable

27.5m25.5m

Prepaid Expenses

11.3m

Inventories

103.1m97.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

8.6m15.3m14.0m9.8m16.4m14.6m8.2m9.3m18.5m

Accounts Receivable

29.3m27.7m24.0m21.9m25.7m24.2m25.0m27.9m31.3m

Inventories

94.6m95.7m103.9m103.6m105.7m109.3m104.1m112.9m109.0m

Current Assets

156.0m164.4m172.9m156.7m171.5m173.0m162.8m169.1m182.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2017

Net Income

354.0k19.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0m37.9m

Inventories

1.5m8.4m

Accounts Payable

6.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(3.6m)3.4m9.6m(5.2m)(2.5m)(4.3m)354.0k1.5m6.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.3m14.8m22.6m8.0m16.4m25.2m3.0m18.8m28.1m

Inventories

(9.7m)(11.5m)(21.0m)(19.8m)(21.5m)(24.9m)1.5m(28.0m)(25.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(7.8m)11.2m15.7m(13.6m)(10.8m)(3.8m)(9.5m)13.4m23.9m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

14 x

EV/CFO

7.7 x

Revenue/Employee

403.4k

Financial Leverage

3 x
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The Container Store Operating Metrics

The Container Store's Stores was reported to be 87 in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Manufacturing Facilities

4 4 4

Stores

70 71 73 77 79 80 82 86 86 87

Vendors

700 800 800
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The Container Store Revenue Breakdown

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The Container Store revenue breakdown by business segment: 91.9% from TCS and 8.1% from Elfa

The Container Store Online and Social Media Presence

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The Container Store News and Updates

Save up to 25% on closet storage essentials at The Container Store — and more of today's best deals from around the web

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The Container Store cuts borrowing costs in rare retail comeback

NEW YORK, Sept 7 (LPC) - Formerly distressed US storage and organization products retailer The Container Store has returned to the US leveraged loan market to reprice and extend a term loan, in a rare turnaround story as the retail sector remains under pressure.

The Container Store Reveals New Tech Savvy Store Design

The retail chain is taking some of its own organization advice.

We visited Bed Bath & Beyond and The Container Store — and one was clearly better than the other (TCS, BBBY)

Bed Bath & Beyond has been struggling to keep up with competition, while The Container Store has been slowly working to improve its sales, according to Retail Dive. The stores have a few obvious differences, with Bed Bath & Beyond having more bedding, decor, and personal care, while The Co…

The Container Store Blogs

Great Gift Ideas Under $25

Still stumped on what to buy? Shop all of our holiday gifts here, or just go with a gift card! We're also available to help you find that perfect gift in our stores, through live chat, or by phone at 1-800-733-3532. Our Customer Solutions Department is available to take your call or chat Monday thro…

Holiday Gift Wrapping Made Painless

You can check out our other gift wrap and holiday-themed tips here. If you're still looking for that perfect present, be sure to head on over to our Holiday Shop for fun gift ideas, loads of beautiful gift wrap, and more. Happy Holiday Wrapping!

Toy Storage: A Practical Way to Keep Your Sanity

If none of these options are quite what you had in mind, feel free to browse the rest of our toy storage collection here. You can also check out these options in person in our store locations, live chat with us, or call us at 1-800-733-3532. Our Customer Solutions Department is available to take you…

Finding the Right Gift for Everyone on Your Shopping List

For even more wonderful gift ideas, peruse our "Gifts by Recipient" section here!

A Basic Guide to the Well-Organized Fridge

For more guidelines and suggestions on how to maintain a well-organized fridge, check out our fridge organization project video. You can also browse all of our fridge organization products here.

Our Favorite New Holiday Gift Wrap Designs

For even more great gift packaging options, be sure to check out our Holiday Shop!
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The Container Store Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The Container Store founded?

    The Container Store was founded in 1978.

  • Who are The Container Store key executives?

    The Container Store's key executives are J. Kristofer Galashan, Timothy J. Flynn and Robert E. Jordan.

  • How many employees does The Container Store have?

    The Container Store has 2,050 employees.

  • What is The Container Store revenue?

    Latest The Container Store annual revenue is $857.2 m.

  • What is The Container Store revenue per employee?

    Latest The Container Store revenue per employee is $418.2 k.

  • Who are The Container Store competitors?

    Competitors of The Container Store include J.C. Penney, The Home Depot and Lowe's.

  • Where is The Container Store headquarters?

    The Container Store headquarters is located at 500 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell.

  • Where are The Container Store offices?

    The Container Store has an office in Coppell.

  • How many offices does The Container Store have?

    The Container Store has 1 office.