Card Factory Gifted A Record Breaking Year

25 March 2015

Wakefield headquartered Card Factory has posted record results, continuing  to be a leader in the greeting card industry.

Revenues topped £353.3m a rise of 8.1% up to the end of January 2015.  Like for like sales saw a boost of 1.8%.  Card Factory now boasts a market value of £1bn after being floated on the  London Stock Exchange in May 2014.

With 51 new stores opened in 2014 revenue by 7.5 per cent to £337.8m.  The online Getting Personal business grew by 23.1%, revenue totalling £15.5m.

Card Factory chief executive Richard Hayes said:

"It is pleasing to report another record year for Card Factory in terms of both revenue and profit. Our team has once again delivered on each element of our growth strategy, cementing our position as the UK's leading specialist greeting cards retailer.

"Our unique, vertically integrated model remains a real point of difference and a source of long-term competitive advantage in what is a very resilient market."