IG Design plc

Our view

IG Design is an industry leading operator in gift wrap, cards, crackers, bags, stationery and creative play and gifting. It is differentiated by its concept of end-to-end design which takes a whole-process engineering approach from building customer relationships, through sourcing and manufacturing to delivery. In a low margin/high volume core business it achieves dominance through paying meticulous attention to customer requirements, making considered investment in manufacturing capacity and achieving incremental cost reduction gains which in aggregate protect margins in the face of cost pressures. It is focused and entrepreneurial in its search for new revenue streams in adjacent product categories.

Summary

IG Design is a global operator with four main product categories: Celebrations (gift wrap, crackers, bags and cards), Stationery and Creative Play, including the Kid’s Create brand, Gifting and Not-for-resale consumables. Of its revenue, 39%, is manufactured and 61% is sourced. IG Design sells to over 200,000 retailers in over 80 countries. Its biggest market is the USA followed by the UK and Asia then Europe and, lastly, Australia. The Group produces own design and licensed product.

Recent Analysis

IG Design: Better by Design

Published on 28/11/2017

Financials

Year RevPBTEPSDiv
2015 A 229.08.510.41.0
2016 A 237.09.911.92.5
2017 A 311.014.115.54.5
2018 E 327.817.217.55.5
2019 E 343.321.320.26.5