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1990 '''Payless DIY''' and [[W. H. Smith and Son|W H Smith Do It All]] were merged and became '''Do It All''' Ltd, a joint venture of Boots and W H Smith.
 
1990 '''Payless DIY''' and [[W. H. Smith and Son|W H Smith Do It All]] were merged and became '''Do It All''' Ltd, a joint venture of Boots and W H Smith.
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1993 '''Do It All''' implemented Project Focus
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1996 Boots acquired the shares owned by W H Smith and so Do It All (Holdings) became a subsidiary of that company
  
 
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payless_DIY Wikipedia]
 
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Revision as of 10:26, 24 September 2021

The name was first used in 1983 to re-brand the Marley Homecare chain.

1986 Ward White acquired the Payless DIY chain[1]

1989 Boots acquired Ward White[2]

1990 Payless DIY and W H Smith Do It All were merged and became Do It All Ltd, a joint venture of Boots and W H Smith.

1993 Do It All implemented Project Focus

1996 Boots acquired the shares owned by W H Smith and so Do It All (Holdings) became a subsidiary of that company

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Mar. 8, 1986
  2. The Times Aug. 21, 1989