The Week is a family of publications which began with a print magazine more than 20 years ago. It now also includes digital editions of the magazine, with weekly apps for iPads, iPhones and Android devices – and a website that publishes distinctive online stories throughout the week.

In all its forms, The Week is designed for readers who want to know what's going on in the world, but don’t have the time read a daily newspaper from cover to cover - let alone all of them.

In Britain alone, the papers amount to a staggering 5,800 pages a week – almost ten million words.

On top of that, there’s a plethora of TV and radio bulletins to keep up with, and news websites too.

Keeping up to date with what's happening, and understanding all the issues, from all angles, has never been more taxing, or more important.

Type
Private
HQ
London, GB
Founded
2001
Size (employees)
130 (est)
The Week was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at The Week

Tara Mitchell

Tara Mitchell

VP Marketing
William Falk

William Falk

Editor in Chief
Arielle Starkman

Arielle Starkman

Director of Financial Reporting
Garrett Markley

Garrett Markley

Digital Director
Alex Dalenberg

Alex Dalenberg

Senior Editor
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The Week Office Locations

The Week has offices in Bedford and London
London, GB (HQ)
30 Cleveland Street
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The Week Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2001

The Week Revenue

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The Week's revenue was reported to be £24.47 m in FY, 2016
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

24.5 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

15.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

62.4%

Net income (FY, 2016)

5 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

5.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

5.6 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3 m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

139.4 k593.1 k2.1 m2.9 m5.6 m6.2 m7.2 m8.7 m10.7 m13 m14.4 m15 m17.6 m19.3 m20.6 m22.6 m23.7 m23.5 m24.5 m

Revenue growth, %

5%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

481.1 k1 m1.4 m1.6 m2.2 m2.6 m3.2 m3.4 m4.8 m5.2 m5.6 m5.6 m6.4 m6.8 m7.6 m8 m8.2 m8.8 m9.2 m

Gross profit

(341.7 k)(452.8 k)666.5 k1.4 m3.4 m3.6 m4 m5.3 m5.8 m7.8 m8.8 m9.4 m11.1 m12.5 m13 m14.5 m15.5 m14.7 m15.3 m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

312.2 k223.3 k60 k178.8 k711.2 k378.1 k1.2 m1.4 m1.8 m413.5 k262.4 k840.1 k929.8 k343.7 k77.7 k492.1 k878.6 k1.3 m2.5 m697.9 k3 m

Accounts Receivable

29.1 k16 k75.9 k124.8 k322.4 k353.1 k346.9 k391.1 k687.1 k845.7 k710.2 k801.2 k994.7 k1 m933.7 k776.7 k1.4 m1.3 m1.1 m

Current Assets

454.3 k363.4 k378.5 k564.1 k1.2 m2.6 m3.8 m5.2 m5.6 m6.7 m8.7 m9.4 m10.1 m9.6 m5.3 m6.5 m11.6 m13.1 m11.4 m8.6 m10.4 m

PP&E

32.5 k16.3 k2 k1 4.5 k3.1 k1.7 k38.7 k27.2 k55.1 k61.9 k465.8 k365.2 k213.6 k137.2 k83.6 k106.5 k
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(659.5 k)(1 m)(482 k)67.2 k722.3 k1.3 m1.6 m1.7 m1.6 m2.9 m3.3 m2.9 m3.7 m4.2 m3.6 m4.2 m5.2 m4.7 m5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

884.6 k1.6 m2.3 m35.1 k

Dividends Paid

962.9 k1.4 m2.7 m2.8 m3.3 m2.9 m3.6 m4.7 m4.2 m8.2 m4.9 m4.5 m

Net Change in Cash

838.2 k198.5 k370.5 k1.4 m
GBPY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

200 k

Financial Leverage

6 x
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The Week Online and Social Media Presence

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The Week Company Life and Culture

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