Card Factory PLC

Overview

Card Factory PLC (Card Factory) is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts. The company offers a range of other complementary products, including small gifts, party products and gift dressings. Card Factory retails greeting cards, gift boxes, gift tags, bows, ribbons, dressing and gifts in the UK through a network of stores. It is also an online retailer of personalized cards and gifts. The company operates through a chain of over 950 card factory stores, as well as through its online offerings: www.gettingpersonal.co.uk (which sells personalized cards and gifts) and www.cardfactory.co.uk (which sells a selection of the products available in card factory stores). Card Factory is headquartered in Wakefield, the UK.
Key Stats
Address
Century House, Brunel Road, Wakefield, WF2 0XG, United Kingdom
Headquarters

United Kingdom

Contact

44 1924 839150

No of Employees

9,747

Industry

Retailing

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

CARD [LON]

Revenue (2021)

$366 m

-36.8% (2021 vs 2020)
Net Income (2021)

$-17 m

-125.7% (2021 vs 2020)
Net Profit Margin

-5 %

-141.7% (2021 vs 2020)
Market Cap *

$233 m

EPS *

$-0

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 6-October-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

Key Parameters Card Factory PLCWH Smith PLC
Key Information
Headquarters United Kingdom United Kingdom
Headquarter City Wakefield Swindon
Headquarter State/Province - -
No. of Employees 9,747 14,514
Entity Type Public Public

Products & Services

Card Factory is a specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressing and gifts. The company’s major products include the following:

Products
  • Products
  • Greeting Cards
  • Dressings and Gifts
  • Vitae Eget Libero
Services
  • Design, Manufacture and Retail
Key Financial Charts
Sales Growth
Operating Margin
Net Income Growth
EPS (Earnings per Share)
Debt to Equity Ratio
Return on Assets

Employees

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History

Year Event Description
1997 Incorporation/Establishment The company was established

Locations


Getting Personal Ltd

Address

Century House, Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate, Wakefield
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 330 3334220

Website

www.gettingpersonal.co.uk

Deals

Number of Deals
Deal Value (US$ m)

Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
22 Jul 2015 Card Factory not to acquire Paperchase Products Acquisition Card Factory PLC
22 Jul 2015 Primary Capital terminates plans to sell Paperchase Products to Card Factory Private Equity Card Factory PLC
22 Apr 2014 Card Factory to raise $151.2 million in IPO Equity Offering Card Factory PLC
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Jobs Overview

259

Active Jobs

487

Posted

434

Closed

Job Trends

Latest Jobs

Job title Company Country
Assistant Manager 45 Newry Street Banbridge NI, United Kingdom (Incl. Northern Ireland) £9.22 Per Hour Permanent Apply by 04 November, 2021 Posted on 04 October, 2021 Card Factory PLC United Kingdom
Assistant Manager 28 Gallowtree Gate Leicester Gallowtree Gate, United Kingdom (Incl. Northern Ireland) £9.12 Per Hour Permanent Apply by 31 October, 2021 Posted on 02 October, 2021 Card Factory PLC United Kingdom
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