Gift Universe (Menkind)

Paul Kraftman

Paul is an experienced retailer, having played a key role as Operations Director and then Managing Director in the development of the electrical retail chain, Tempo. In 2002 Paul founded Gift Universe (formerly Menkind) with a single store in Uxbridge. Over the following years the business established its position in the niche gadget and gifting retail sector, organically growing through store openings and Ecommerce. In August 2015 Gift Universe Group acquired the retail business RED5 and the wholesaler, The Source and now has unrivalled reach into its market through retail stores nationwide, multiple Ecommerce channels and through wholesale distribution to some of the UK’s top retail brands.