Lakeland Leather is a British heritage leather goods retailer dating back to 1955. Reinvigorated by a new management team in 2014, we're growing Sales and Profits each year. We've 15 retail stores, a newly created wholesale division and a website that's grown 40% for each of the past two years.
Lakeland Leather is a fashion retailer specialising in soft-touch, natural finish leather goods. A British leather brand dating back to 1955, we stand for common sense and sustainable fashion. We live and breathe the natural beauty of the Lake District: our home. It’s part of our DNA.
Since 2014, a newly installed management team has transformed all aspects of Lakeland Leather to create an award winning, heritage brand, with true credentials. We've 15 stores (all profitable), a successful website and a newly created wholesale division. Our stores are based in tourist locations. It’s a successful retail formula that works well for us and creates global reach. More recently, we’ve been building our web sales which have grown to £0.8m (7% of total group sales). Other retail groups are achieving over 30% and we've plans to exceed this.
We’re raising funds to help us capitalise on the growing demand for natural leather goods. We plan to invest in our fast growing web division and our newly created wholesale division. Our aim is to elevate our brand and create a global leader and destination leather goods business. We've the team and structure in place to deliver our ambitions. We just need the funding, and the team of brand ambassadors it brings, to help us tell the story of our natural finish leather goods to a wider audience.
Disclosure: The company has a director's & commercial loan