About Us


Notonthehighstreet is ‘the home of thoughtful gifts’, the leading curated modern marketplace connecting the best small creative businesses, with the world. The brand has gained the trust and loyalty of its customers through offering an alternative to the High Street: a curated product selection with unique designs, high-quality craftsmanship and inspiring stories about the people who make them.

Customers choose to support small creative businesses and therefore contribute to building the great creative talent and community of artisans across the United Kingdom. Shopping with Notonthehighstreet is an opportunity for customers to be a conscious consumer, bringing human values back into retail and enabling the things they buy to say something about who they are.

Founded in 2006 by Holly Tucker MBE and Sophie Cornish MBE, the brand has experienced exceptional growth connecting 3 million customers to 5,000 creative small businesses (who we call Partners), from across the country, who sell through our online marketplace. Under the leadership of newly appointed CEO Barrie Seidenberg the company is pursuing a customer-focused approach to its technology.  This will ensure it continues to provide the best platform for small creative businesses to grow as it continues to be the go-to destination for those looking for the perfect thoughtful gift for any occasion.

With a team of over 200 at its headquarters in Richmond, South West London, notonthehighstreet is Chaired by retail veteran Darren Shapland and backed by media and technology company, Hubert Burda Media and venture capitalists including Index Ventures, Industry Ventures and Eight Roads Ventures.