Company name: Copland & Lye Ltd
Dates in business: 1918-1975
Type of business: department store retailers
Type of company: Private limited companyLocations:
Copland & Lye Ltd was incorporated as a private limited company in 1918. The company traced its heritage to the partnership between William Copland and William Lye, agreed in 1873, to lease warehouse premises at 110-114 Cowcaddens, Glasgow.
By the 1920s, the company had a large department store in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. During the spring of 1938, a Viyella concession shop was installed in the Sauchiehall Street store.
In 1971, House of Fraser Ltd acquired the Sauchiehall Street premises, where the company had ceased to trade. In 1975, Copland & Lye Ltd was dissolved
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