Cath Kidston Limited
|Founded||April 13, 1993|
Cath Kidston Limited was registered with Companies House, on 3 April 1993. In 2009, the company's profits jumped more than 60 percent from £2.9million to £4.6million. Sales rose to £31.3m, compared with £19.3m the year before. This was partly due to new store openings. She sold most of her shares in the company in 2010. She sold them to private equity investors called TA Associates. She kept some shares. She is the company's Creative Director.
Collaborations[change | change source]
Kidston has worked with Milletts to design tents (2005-6). She designed mobile phones for Nokia and the Carphone Warehouse in 2006. She worked with Roberts to design radios, from 2005 onwards. In 2008 she worked with Tesco to produce shopping bags made from plastic bottles,. The bags were sold to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. They raised almost £500000. The bags saved about 6000000 plastic bottles from being used as landfill.
References[change | change source]
- "CATH KIDSTON LIMITED: OpenCorporates". OpenCorporates. 2011-03-11. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- "Cath Kidston to pocket £30m from sale of brand 20 years after shop assistant created famous nostalgic designs". Mail Online. 2010-02-23. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Hall, James (2010-12-05). "Cath Kidston plans Far East push - Telegraph". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- "About Cath Kidston". Cath Kiston Limited. Retrieved 29 April 2011.