This greetings card, stationery and gift retailer operates 219 stores and concessions in the UK, Ireland, Holland, France, Germany, Canada and the Middle East. In 2015, chief executive Timothy Melgund, 63, wrapped up a £50m funding deal to support expansion, including the opening of its first standalone stores in America.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank242
CompanyPaperchase Products
ActivityStationery and card retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m119.2
Operating profit £m4.9
Main shareholdersPrimary Capital Partners (81%), management (19%)
Staff2,006
Founded1996
Websitewww.paperchase.co.uk

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