Our Business Timeline 

RYMAN STATIONERY ACQUIRED FROM ADMINISTRATORS

1995

PARTNERS ACQUIRED

86 stores acquired out of receivership Valentine's Day 2001

2001

Acquired Red Letter Days with Peter Jones

2005

STATIONERY BOX ACQUIRED

Acquired out of administration in January 2007, adding another 61 stores.

2007

PARTNERS AND STATIONERY BOX BRANDS COMBINED UNDER RYMAN NAME

2008

THEO LAUNCHES #SBS (SMALL BUSINESS SUNDAY)

2010

BOUX AVENUE LAUNCHED WITH 6 UK STORES AND A BRAND NEW WEBSITE

2011

IRONMONGERY AND HOMEWARES RETAILER ROBERT DYAS ACQUIRED IN JULY

2012

£5M+ INVESTMENT

Into state of the art DC for Robert Dyas in Hemel Hempstead

2014

THEO PAPHITIS RETAIL GROUP LAUNCHED

Encompassing Ryman Stationery, Robert Dyas and Boux Avenue

2015

THEO BUYS LONDON GRAPHIC CENTRE

2016

Sold Red letter Days

2017

New Boux Avenue Warehouse

2017

Theo becomes Chancellor of Solent University

2018