Company name: D Hourston & Sons
Dates in business: fl 1949-1962
Type of business: department store retailers
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The company was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd in May 1949. Immediately after the acquisition, the store was improved. The new store opened at the end of the year. In 1954, further major improvements were made including a new basement department to display heavy electrical and hardware goods. In 1962, the store was doubled in size.
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