Watch Shop is an official stockist for all watch brands listed on our website. Established in 1991, Watch Shop is a leading retailer of brand name designer watches, and is also the UK's most visited independent watch website. We pride ourselves on having one of the most efficient shopping systems available with communication at every stage to inform you of your order status, as well as excellent 7-days sales, customer service and support team who are glad to assist you with any enquiry or problem, should one arise. We hold massive stock levels in our high security climate controlled warehouse, and display the stock level of each item on our website, so you can be sure that the product you are purchasing is in stock and available for immediate despatch. Buy from Watch Shop with confidence: as an official stockist for all brands, all watches purchased from us are provided with the official manufacturer's guarantee.
Type
Private
HQ
Reading, GB
Founded
1991
Size (employees)
83 (est)
Watch Shop was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Reading, GB
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Watch Shop Office Locations

Watch Shop has an office in Reading
Reading, GB (HQ)
27 Cross St
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Watch Shop Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1991
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Watch Shop Financials

Watch Shop's revenue was reported to be £560.95 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

560.9 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

54.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

9.7%

Net income (FY, 2017)

15.7 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

41.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

20.1 m

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

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

Revenue

179.7 m174.1 m246.1 m278.3 m298.3 m314.6 m402.5 m369.2 m404.3 m560.9 m

Revenue growth, %

48%0%

Cost of goods sold

173.5 m185.6 m233.7 m259.6 m274.8 m291.1 m393.3 m343.5 m379.2 m506.7 m

Gross profit

6.2 m(11.5 m)12.3 m18.7 m23.5 m23.5 m9.2 m25.7 m25.1 m54.2 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

316 k8 m2.3 m5.3 m17 m17.2 m

Accounts Receivable

4.5 m5.8 m5.8 m6.6 m4.3 m5.3 m6.8 m4 m4.8 m3.1 m

Inventories

74.4 m52.1 m77.8 m82.1 m87.1 m91 m99.4 m119.5 m140.3 m158.6 m

Current Assets

115.9 m93.3 m124.3 m131.6 m130.6 m131.4 m152 m158.9 m195.7 m214.9 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(3.2 m)934 k4.3 m22.3 m20.4 m11.4 m3 m2.9 m2.6 m15.7 m

Income Taxes Paid

(1.9 m)(2 m)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

8.9 m

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Watch Shop News and Updates

Watch Shop declares it’s hip to be square this Christmas

WatchPro called it one of the hot trends of Baselworld and now Watch Shop, the UK’s biggest online watch retailer has also noted that square timepieces are making a major comeback this year. In its online blog, the Aurum Holdings retailer notes: “It’s hip to be square — at least as far as watches ar…
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