Retail UK timeline

19 Sep

So today we are going to create a timeline for UK retail segment..

1834: Harrods


Owned by state of Qatar now

The Harrods motto is Omnia Omnibus Ubique, which is Latin for “all things for all people, everywhere”

1869: Sainsbury’s

The largest overall shareholder is the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar.

1899: Morrisons


1908: Selfridges


The shop’s early history was dramatised in ITV’s 2013 series, Mr. Selfridge

Was acquired by Sears group

1919: Tesco

Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Kohen as a group of market stalls

Tesco Logo.svg

1965: ASDA



In March 2004 Morrisons, acquired Safeway, a British supermarket chain.

2014: Dixons carphone

The company logo of Dixons Carphone

Electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom

Owns multiple brands like PC world, etc



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Posted by on September 19, 2017 in DAILY DOSES


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