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We are the UK’s most successful and largest independent media agency with over £232 million billings. We started life as a brand new start-up in 2005. Our reasons then were our reasons now. We plan and buy campaigns across all media channels for a number of challenging, inspirational and extraordinary advertisers. We believe that media is too important to be commoditised by big buying networks. Our core beliefs are: - great service starts with the best people - the best rates come without compromise - great planning looks forward, not back - the best campaigns start with smart insights
TypePrivate
Founded2005
HQLondon, GB
Websitethe7stars.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.7

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)253(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£283.6 M(+16%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

The7stars Office Locations

The7stars has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Floor 6-9, Bush House - North West Wing, 57 Aldwych
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The7stars Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2005
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The7stars Revenue

The7stars's revenue was reported to be £283.64 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

283.6m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

17.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

6.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.2m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

3.1m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

2.8m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

12.5m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

39.3m53.9m72.9m100.8m142.8m209.5m245.7m283.6m

Revenue growth, %

42%47%

Cost of goods sold

67.7m94.2m132.8m196.3m230.5m266.1m

Gross profit

5.2m6.6m10.0m13.2m15.2m17.5m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.2m2.1m4.1m6.4m6.0m8.3m10.0m12.5m

Accounts Receivable

8.9m6.3m8.8m11.7m17.3m18.9m21.7m26.8m

Current Assets

1.0k11.2m9.3m13.9m19.2m25.8m30.1m35.1m48.7m

PP&E

59.9k121.1k192.2k332.6k714.6k742.9k544.8k356.7k
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

283.3k984.2k700.9k640.2k949.9k1.2m1.9m2.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

4.5m1.2m2.6m2.8m(110.4k)3.0m3.0m7.3m

Dividends Paid

204.2k

Cash From Financing Activities

300.0k(2.8k)641.1k(229.6k)(589.5k)(150.0k)
GBPFY, 2006

Financial Leverage

1 x
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The7stars Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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The7stars Online and Social Media Presence

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The7stars Blogs

the7stars launch business acceleration consultancy 13minutes

We are excited to announce the launch of 13minutes, our new adtech-led business acceleration consultancy, designed to close the gap between adetch, media and commerce. As the market for tech-led... The post the7stars launch business acceleration consultancy 13minutes appeared first on the7stars.

Lightbox Loves: Autumn Confidence

With a collision of events this September – from back-to-school, returns to the office and some late Summer sun – opportunities to spend combined with a positive mindset are resulting... The post Lightbox Loves: Autumn Confidence appeared first on the7stars.

Lightbox Loves: Christmas Shopping in the Summer

Is August too early to be talking about Christmas? A quarter of Brits do not think so. 25% of shoppers turn their attention to planning Christmas shopping by the end... The post Lightbox Loves: Christmas Shopping in the Summer appeared first on the7stars.

The Battle For Our Screen Time

At the end of July, Scarlett Johansson began the process of suing Disney after her superhero film Black Widow was released on streaming services at the same time as its cinema... The post The Battle For Our Screen Time appeared first on the7stars.

Podcast Measurement Is Gaining Traction

Despite the impact of the pandemic on media consumption, podcasts have been somewhat ‘pandemic-proof’. Following an initial dip in podcast consumption in early 2020 – reflective of a shake-up of... The post Podcast Measurement Is Gaining Traction appeared first on the7stars.

Lightbox Loves: Putting the Life Back into Nightlife

When pubs re-opened earlier this year, the UK shed a layer of pandemic stress and got to let loose a little. We saw a slew of ad campaigns around the... The post Lightbox Loves: Putting the Life Back into Nightlife appeared first on the7stars.
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The7stars Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The7stars founded?

    The7stars was founded in 2005.

  • How many employees does The7stars have?

    The7stars has 253 employees.

  • What is The7stars revenue?

    Latest The7stars annual revenue is £283.6 m.

  • What is The7stars revenue per employee?

    Latest The7stars revenue per employee is £1.1 m.

  • Who are The7stars competitors?

    Competitors of The7stars include Chartable, Grey and Touch Associates.

  • Where is The7stars headquarters?

    The7stars headquarters is located at Floor 6-9, Bush House - North West Wing, 57 Aldwych, London.

  • Where are The7stars offices?

    The7stars has an office in London.

  • How many offices does The7stars have?

    The7stars has 1 office.