This London greetings card, stationery and gift retailer operates 130 stores in the UK, with a further 30 international concessions and franchise sites. In 2015, chief executive Timothy Melgund, 63, wrapped up a £50m funding deal to support expansion, which will include the opening of its first standalone stores in America later this year. New concessions in Canada and Germany helped profits reach £4.9m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank55
CompanyPaperchase Products
ActivityStationery and card retailer
LocationCentral London
Annual profit growth75.65%
Latest profits £000s4,929
Latest sales £000s119,185
Staff2,006
Founded1996
Websitewww.paperchase.co.uk

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