Monwell designs e-commerce sites and helps clients run them, offering services such as marketing, stock management and customer insights data. It provides fully managed online shops to some of the UK’s biggest media brands, including the Guardian, The Mail and the Express. Established in 2016 by two former Guardian employees, Sara Montgomery and Nick Sidwell, they also specialise in selling books alongside ethically-sourced branded merchandise. The company is based in North London and employs a team of six. Its sales have more than doubled in two years, reaching 3.3m in 2021.