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)
196 (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
Rachel Sheridan

Rachel Sheridan

Trading Director

WorldStores Office Locations

WorldStores has offices in Twickenham, London, Peterborough, Northampton and in 4 other locations
Twickenham, GB
Hampton, US
Richmond, US
Bristol, GB
Northamptonshire, GB
Northampton, GB
Peterborough, GB
London, GB

WorldStores Metrics

WorldStores Summary

Founding Date


Market valuation*

£137 m

Total Funding

$53.7 m

Latest funding size

$38.5 m

Time since last funding

about 2 years


* Source: Company Filings
We estimate that WorldStores's latest funding round in March 2015 was $38.5 m. In total, WorldStores has raised $53.7 m. We estimate that WorldStores's latest valuation is £137 m.

WorldStores Financials

We estimate that WorldStores's revenue is £52.3 m in FY, 2013 which is a 12% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£52.3 m£59.5 m£76.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of sales

£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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