The amazing story of GymShark and of course the domain names they own too.

GYMShark Domain Names and Websites
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Gymshark began life as a supplements company. In 2013, branching out from supplements, Ben Francis began designing and selling fitness apparel on Gymshark’s website.

He began manufacturing the products from his parent’s garage in Bromsgrove, using a sewing machine and screen printer he bought with £1,000 of savings. He learned how to sew from his mother. Initially, he worked for Gymshark in between his university studies and his job at Pizza Hut. During that time, the company was making an average of £500 in sales per day.

In 2013, he exhibited Gymshark’s products at the BodyPower fitness trade show in Birmingham. After the trade show ended, a tracksuit went viral on Facebook, generating £30,000 in sales within 30 minutes. Francis later left university and quit his job at Pizza Hut to focus on the company full-time.

As a start-up, Francis marketed the brand through partnering with social media influencers, including YouTube bodybuilders Nikki Blackketter and Lex Griffin. Gymshark was one of the first brands to make extensive use of social media influencers.

In 2015, Francis stepped down as CEO of the company to become the chief brand officer. At the time, he said the move would allow the company “to grow even more quickly” and give him time to “work on my weaknesses and become a more rounded businessperson”.

In 2018, Gymshark opened a new £5 million headquarters in Solihull, West Midlands. In 2019, Gymshark opened its own branded gym and innovation hub. Since 2016, Gymshark has been listed on The Sunday Times Fast Track of fast-growing private companies. The company currently sells products in 131 countries.

In August 2020, Gymshark sold a 21% stake to US private equity firm General Atlantic in a deal that valued the company in excess of £1 billion. Francis currently owns more than 70% of the company, which is worth £700 million.

One of the company’s mottos is “stay humble”.

Ben just shared on LinkedIn that they hit that $500 Million USD Revenue Milestone during 2020 with sales achieving £380 Million GBP.

We used our research partner WhoisXMApi.com to have a look at the domain names owned by GymShark LTD and while the portfolio is small at present with 202 domain names, I am sure it will eventually grow over time.

These are my Top 5 Domain Names Owned by GymShark LTD

  1. BeAVisionary.com
  2. BodyBuildingVests.com
  3. gym.sh
  4. RefillableCigarettes.com (Weird one for a Gymwear/ Fitness brand to own)
  5. Gymsharks.com (The Plural to the Dot Com which is a smart move)

Note Ben has also been smart and acquired his matching dot com BenFrancis.com, The domain name has been under privacy for a while so difficult to tell how long Ben has owned the domain however we can see it was once by Benedict Francis an actor but appears after this domain was acquired by SK Creations Inc in 2015, then went into whois privacy later that year, the domain name didn’t resolve for nearly 5 years until last year when Ben appears to have launched the website on BenFrancis.com.

Domain Names Owned by GymShark LTD

beavisionary.co
beavisionary.com
beavisionary.net
beavisionary.online
beavisionary.org
beavisionary.today
beavisionary.tv
bodybuildingvests.com
clade-group.com
clade.ca
clade.foundation
clade.global
clade.group
clade.tech
clade.us
cladefoundation.com
deload.us
funnystuffz.com
gym-shark.com
gym-steeze.com
gym.sh
gymkitty.com
gymshark.agency
gymshark.amsterdam
gymshark.biz
gymshark.blog
gymshark.brussels
gymshark.ca
gymshark.care
gymshark.careers
gymshark.chat
gymshark.city
gymshark.club
gymshark.cn
gymshark.co
gymshark.co.in
gymshark.cologne
gymshark.com
gymshark.community
gymshark.company
gymshark.coupons
gymshark.design
gymshark.direct
gymshark.domains
gymshark.education
gymshark.email
gymshark.energy
gymshark.equipment
gymshark.family
gymshark.fun
gymshark.global
gymshark.guru
gymshark.health
gymshark.help
gymshark.hk
gymshark.in
gymshark.info
gymshark.international
gymshark.io
gymshark.koeln
gymshark.land
gymshark.life
gymshark.live
gymshark.love
gymshark.ltd
gymshark.marketing
gymshark.me
gymshark.media
gymshark.menu
gymshark.mobi
gymshark.mx
gymshark.net
gymshark.ninja
gymshark.online
gymshark.org
gymshark.poker
gymshark.porn
gymshark.pro
gymshark.promo
gymshark.red
gymshark.reviews
gymshark.run
gymshark.sex
gymshark.sexy
gymshark.shoes
gymshark.shopping
gymshark.show
gymshark.social
gymshark.space
gymshark.sucks
gymshark.support
gymshark.tech
gymshark.technology
gymshark.today
gymshark.training
gymshark.us
gymshark.vegas
gymshark.website
gymshark.world
gymsharkapp.com
gymsharkclothing.com
gymsharkdeload.us
gymsharkequip.com
gymsharkequipment.com
gymsharkfit.com
gymsharkfitness.com
gymsharkliftingclub.com
gymsharks.com
gymsteeze.co
gymstringers.com
icontrollers.org
ioscontrollers.com
itsagymsharkthing.app
itsagymsharkthing.biz
itsagymsharkthing.blog
itsagymsharkthing.clothing
itsagymsharkthing.club
itsagymsharkthing.com
itsagymsharkthing.community
itsagymsharkthing.design
itsagymsharkthing.email
itsagymsharkthing.energy
itsagymsharkthing.events
itsagymsharkthing.family
itsagymsharkthing.fitness
itsagymsharkthing.global
itsagymsharkthing.group
itsagymsharkthing.help
itsagymsharkthing.info
itsagymsharkthing.marketing
itsagymsharkthing.media
itsagymsharkthing.men
itsagymsharkthing.net
itsagymsharkthing.news
itsagymsharkthing.online
itsagymsharkthing.org
itsagymsharkthing.promo
itsagymsharkthing.review
itsagymsharkthing.ru
itsagymsharkthing.sale
itsagymsharkthing.services
itsagymsharkthing.shoes
itsagymsharkthing.shopping
itsagymsharkthing.site
itsagymsharkthing.social
itsagymsharkthing.store
itsagymsharkthing.support
itsagymsharkthing.training
itsagymsharkthing.us
itsagymsharkthing.website
lmaohub.com
lucxe.com
manieredevoir.com
mfigame.com
mfigaming.com
mfigamingcontrollers.com
niranchana.com
onesiez.com
preparefortomorrow.academy
preparefortomorrow.app
preparefortomorrow.asia
preparefortomorrow.blog
preparefortomorrow.ca
preparefortomorrow.careers
preparefortomorrow.city
preparefortomorrow.clothing
preparefortomorrow.club
preparefortomorrow.community
preparefortomorrow.energy
preparefortomorrow.events
preparefortomorrow.family
preparefortomorrow.fitness
preparefortomorrow.group
preparefortomorrow.health
preparefortomorrow.info
preparefortomorrow.marketing
preparefortomorrow.media
preparefortomorrow.men
preparefortomorrow.net
preparefortomorrow.news
preparefortomorrow.online
preparefortomorrow.org
preparefortomorrow.press
preparefortomorrow.promo
preparefortomorrow.rest
preparefortomorrow.review
preparefortomorrow.ru
preparefortomorrow.run
preparefortomorrow.sale
preparefortomorrow.services
preparefortomorrow.shoes
preparefortomorrow.social
preparefortomorrow.store
preparefortomorrow.support
preparefortomorrow.training
preparefortomorrow.us
preparefortomorrow.website
refillablecigarettes.com
tootoned.com
trollfaceclothing.com
vascularclothing.com

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Robbie
Robbie Ferguson is an Internet Entrepreneur, Domain Investor, Domain Broker, Blogger and founder of various websites and eCommerce businesses such as ScreenProtectors.co.uk

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