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ABOUT CARD FACTORY PLC

📊 Card Factory plc is a greeting card and gifts retailer.

📊 The company’s portfolio includes more than 980 stores in several locations across the United Kingdom as well as an online store where customers can purchase personalized cards, gifts, gift dressings and party products.

📊 An extensive variety of creative designs, versus and captions are offered. The company has an in-house printing facility and designing tem as well as a central warehousing facility.

📊 Its warehouse facility consists of 360 000square foot of storage space and its printing facility produces more than 200 million cards per annum.

📊 Card Factory PLC is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

📊 The company employs nearly 10 000 people (with approximately 6 000 additional seasonal employees) and is headquartered in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.

OVERVIEW OF CARD FACTORY PLC

  • In 1993 Dean Hoyle and his wife, Janet, starts buying cards in bulk and sells it at car boot sales and public events. Using a secondary retail location, the first shop is opened in 1997.

  • More stores follow and the couple start focusing on expansion and internal design and printing.

  • Card Factory plc quickly grows and a board of directors are built. In 2008 the company purchases 80 of Celebrations Group’s greeting card businesses.

  • In 2010 Charterhouse buys Card Factory for a price of £ 350 million.

  • Card factory buys Gettingpersonal.co.uk, expanding its online portfolio. It has its initial public offering in 2014 and starts trading on the London Stock Exchange.

VISION & VALUES OF CARD FACTORY PLC

  • Card Factory plc’s mission is to supply its customers with a variety of high quality products at an affordable price.

  • The company’s values include loyalty to its customers, employees and shareholders, trust, great ideas, leadership and integrity. Its employees consists of verse writers, illustrators, editorial, designers, technical constructors and packaging specialists, providing customers with positive experiences. Shareholders are offered high earnings.

  • The Card Factory Foundation supports employees and families in need and matches fund-raising money from employees for charity. It supports several initiatives and organizations. The fund has raised over £ 5 million for Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • Card Factory PLC is committed to minimize its environmental impact by recycling waste and ensure its packaging is up to standard with UK Packaging Waste Regulations.

  • The company use analysis to maintain energy consumption and create opportunities to minimize its energy and water usages.

MARKET PERFORMANCE OF CARD FACTORY PLC

  • Card Factory plc trades on the Financial Times Stock Exchange under the FTSE stock symbol “CARD”.

  • Data analysis for the company’s results for the six months ending July 31, 2019 reports a revenue of £ 195.6 million. Underlying profit before tax is £ 22.0 million.

  • Profit before tax is £ 24.3 million. Underlying basic EPS is 5.2 pence and basic EPS is 5.7 pence. Adjusted Underlying EBITDA is £ 28.7 million.

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