I Want One of Those

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I Want One of Those.com
I Want One of Those logo.png
Product type Online retail
Owner The Hut Group
Country United Kingdom
Introduced January 2000
Previous owners Tim Booth, Angus Clacher and Mike Morrison
Tagline "Stuff you don't need...but you really really want"
Website www.iwantoneofthose.com

I Want One of Those (also referred to as IWOOT) is an online retailer offering a selection of homeware, gadgets, gizmos, toys and office accessories as well as organised adventures.[1][2]

History[edit]

The company was founded in January 2000 by Tim Booth, Angus Clacher and Mike Morrison, with Dave Booth joining later that year as MD, with an initial investment of £15,000.[3]

On 26th October, 2004 Kleeneze plc acquired IWOOT for £6.0 million in cash to be paid over a three year period plus performance related deferred consideration of up to £4.65 million, payable over three years. [4]

On 12 August 2010 I Want One of Those and the wedding planning website Confetti were sold by Findel plc to The Hut Group for £600,000.[5][6]

Awards[edit]

  • 2009 WOW! Award for Best On-Line Retailer - I Want One Of Those[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Overview of I Want One of Those.com Limited". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Arm, Aaron (12 March 2006). "Gadgets Galore: IWantOneofThose.com". Imprint Magazine. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Company Overview". IWOOT. 2006. Archived from the original on 27 May 2007. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "FE Investegate". FE Investegate. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Sale of IWOOT AND Confetti to Metro Holdings Limited" (PDF) (Press release). Findel PLC. 12 August 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  6. ^ Rigby, Chloe (13 August 2010). "Confetti and I Want One of Those change hands". Internet Retailing. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "WOW Awards". WOW Awards. 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2009. 

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External links[edit]

  • ^ Clacher, Angus. "Mr". FE Investegate. Retrieved 14 March 2017.