With an exceptional record of over 50% growth in each of the last 5 years, we’ve become the UK’s largest online retailer of products for the home and garden. We employ over 200 staff, offer more than 500,000 products on our sites and achieve sales in excess of £70m a year. We’re increasingly renowned as one of the UK’s most exciting ecommerce success stories and have ambitious plans to become a household name in home and garden retail.
Company Growth (employees)
Twickenham, GB
Size (employees)
204 (est)+5%
WorldStores was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Twickenham, GB

Key People at WorldStores

Joe Murray

Joe Murray

Joint CEO
Richard Tucker

Richard Tucker

Co Founder & Co CEO

WorldStores Office Locations

WorldStores has offices in Twickenham, London, Peterborough, Northampton and in 4 other locations
Twickenham, GB (HQ)
70 London Road

WorldStores Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$53.7 m

Latest funding size

$38.5 m

Time since last funding

about 2 years


WorldStores's latest funding round in March 2015 was reported to be $38.5 m. In total, WorldStores has raised $53.7 m. WorldStores's latest valuation is reported to be £137 m.

WorldStores Financial Metrics

Revenue (2015)

£76.1 m

Revenue growth (2014-15), %


Gross profit

£23.7 m

Gross profit margin (2015), %


Market valuation

£137 m
  • Source: Company Filings,
WorldStores's revenue was reported to be £76.1 m in FY, 2015 which is a 27.9% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£52.3 m£59.5 m£76.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£33.7 m£40.4 m£52.4 m

Gross profit

£18.6 m£19.1 m£23.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£22.6 m£26.4 m£36.9 m

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