In 2007 Jim Elliot and Jacqui Green needed to dispose of a large quantity of second hand clothes hangers. These hangers had accumulated from regular collections from local retailers in and around Blackpool and were intended for use with Jacqui’s ironing business. Jim already had experience in selling goods online and proposed that they attempt to sell the surplus hangers on eBay.
The first listings all sold quickly and the plan was to get rid of the hangers and make enough to pay for a meal out. Despite much doubt that anyone would buy coat hangers over the internet, sales continued to grow to the point where all the second hand hangers had sold. Surprised by the success of the initial sales, Jim and Jacqui decided to start purchasing clothes hangers from manufacturers and wholesalers to sell more. Hangerworld was born.
Since then we have grown and grown, moving several times to accommodate our growth but finally settling in our 60,000 square foot distribution unit. We now have a team of over 50 staff who support both individual customers and companies globally. With our massive stock holding of all styles of plastic, wooden and metal clothes hangers at our UK distribution centre, we stand ready to supply your needs without delay. Hangerworld products can now also be found on our Amazon and eBay stores across Europe and the USA, in addition to Priceminister and C-Discount in France.
Hangerworld is one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality clothing care, storage and ironing supplies. We really care about the clothes you love. We pride ourselves on our friendly, efficient customer service, cost effective pricing and huge variety of quality products. It is a pleasure helping all of our customers around the world. Our friendly and hardworking international team are ready to answer your enquires by phone or email if you ever need more help. We aim to deliver the most professional and helpful customer service in the industry.
As a socially responsible company we remain committed to reducing our Carbon Footprint wherever possible. We recycle much of our cardboard, paper, metal and plastic waste. All Hangerworld packing boxes are made from recycled cardboard. We also hold two charities days each year where we raise money for local or national charities by taking part in and organising fun day events such as dousing our leadership teams with slime or doing marathons.
As a responsible employer, we strive to be rewarding, flexible and family friendly. We offer all our team a form of flexible working and provide above average pay in addition to a wide variety of other valuable benefits such as health insurance and wellbeing days.
Our values as an employer go beyond flexibility and being family friendly. We seek to trust our team with autonomy and earn their trust back; to uphold transparency whenever we can; to show understanding; to deliver excellent service to all our stakeholders; and to grow an inclusive and united environment for the best team work. We look for these values in all our team members and work diligently to build them into all our policies and culture.