Founded in 2006 by Mahmud Kamani and Carol Kane, Boohoo is a UK-based online fashion retailer aimed at 16-30 year olds. The brand sells to over 100 countries and it specialises in its own brand of fashion clothing. The products are designed and sourced largely in the UK, and subsequently distributed globally.
The group also operates the BoohooMAN, Pretty Little Thing, Nasty Gal, Miss Pap, Karen Millen and Coast brands. It is the most high-profile business to emerge from the Manchester supply scene.
In August 2019 revenue details for the year was released, showing an increased revenue of £434.6 million, up 16% on the previous year, with growth in all key focus markets.
Also in 2019 the group acquired the brands and online businesses of Karen Millen and Coast from Icelandic bank Kaupthing and will be relaunching them as online-only brands in October.
Annual Sales: £434,600,000
Segments / Shopping Categories: Womenswear; Menswear; Lingerie; Maternity; Plus Size; Tall; Petite; Accessories; Bags; Jewellery; Footwear
Company Size (No. of Employees): 1,000-5,000
Parent Company/Key Investors: William Currie; Merian Global Investors
Key Stockists: The Boohoo own brand is also sold on ASOS.
Group Companies: Nasty Gal; Pretty Little Thing; Miss Pap; Karen Millen; Coast
Payment Methods: Debit card; Credit card; American Express; Paypal; Apple Pay; Giftcards
Delivery Options: Standard delivery; Next day delivery; DPD Precise delivery; Click & Collect (MyHermes, InPost, HubBox)
Number of Countries Shipped To: Approx 30
Key Countries Shipped To: UK; EU; Australia; Canada; Russia; UAE; Qatar
Annual Order Number: 14,900,000
Average Order Value: £41.38
On average 2.14 orders in 12 months.
Number of Active Customers: 7,000,000
Head Office Address: 49-51 Dale Street, Manchester M1 2HF
Website Traffic: 15.83m (on desktop and mobile web in last 6 month). Source: SimilarWeb
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Chairman: Mahmud Kamani
Chief Executive: John Lyttle
Product/Trading Director: Carol Kane
Merchandising Director: Jeff Bancroft
Buying Director: Debbi Ball
Head of Buying: Sophie Rycroft; Janine Smith
Design Director: Caroline Evans
Creative Director: Cleveland Campbell
Director of E-Commerce: Andrew Thomson
Marketing Director: Murray Beckett
HR Director: Lucy Clough
Chief Financial Officer: Neil Catto