The Works is a privately funded company whose main shareholder is Endless LLP.
Since 2008, The Works has seen significant sustained growth in sales and profitability. It has established itself as the great quality, amazing value alternative to specialist Gift, Art, Craft, Hobby, Stationery, Toy and Book retailers. This has been achieved by returning to its core principles of securing the best products at the best prices, which The Works sells via its multichannel network of 430 stores and E-store, TheWorks.co.uk
The Works continues to expand, by constantly adding new stores to the current 375 store portfolio across England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland. In February 2012, The Works was ranked 7th in the 'UK Buyout Track 100 League Table' which ranks the companies in private equity ownership with the fastest growing profits over the previous three years. In 2014/15 total sales at The Works grew by 12% to £157m