Great Universal Stores
of Devonshire Street, Manchester.
1900 Founded as a mail-order business in Manchester, England by Abraham, George and Jack Rose.
1917 Incorporated as a Limited Company
1936 Acquired Marshall Ward
1937 Acquired Kay and Co
1972 the holding in Lotus was sold
1972 Acquired A. and S. Henry and Co.
Sources of Information
- The Times, Sep 24, 1945
- The Times, Oct 3, 1945
- The Times, Feb 03, 1970
- The Times, May 21, 1963
- The Times, March 10, 1965