Whistles Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1978

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 681

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

Whistles General Information

Description

Operator of apparel and accessory retail stores intended for men and women of all ages. The company operates an online portal and sells apparel and accessories including knitwear, shirts, skirts, trousers, jeans, jackets, bags, shoes and other products.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Clothing
Other Industries
Internet Retail
Accessories
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 163 Eversholt Street
  • London NW1 1BU
  • England, United Kingdom

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Whistles Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Whistles Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Whistles Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Nasty Gal Corporate Backed or Acquired Manchester, United Kingdom 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Wolf & Badger Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Whistles Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
karyn fenn Brand Director
Matthew Phillip Chief Financial Officer
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Whistles Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Whistles Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Whistles FAQs

  • When was Whistles founded?

    Whistles was founded in 1978.

  • Who is the founder of Whistles?

    Lucille Lewin and Richard Lewin are the founders of Whistles.

  • Where is Whistles headquartered?

    Whistles is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Whistles?

    Whistles has 681 total employees.

  • What industry is Whistles in?

    Whistles’s primary industry is Clothing.

  • Is Whistles a private or public company?

    Whistles is a Private company.

  • What is Whistles’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Whistles is 00000.

  • Who are Whistles’s investors?

    Karen Millen Holdings, Mundur ehf, and Whistles Acquisitions have invested in Whistles.

  • Who are Whistles’s competitors?

    Nasty Gal and Wolf & Badger are competitors of Whistles.

  • When was Whistles acquired?

    Whistles was acquired on 23-Mar-2016.

  • Who acquired Whistles?

    Whistles was acquired by The Foschini Group.

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