Company: D Hourston & Sons

Company name: D Hourston & Sons
Dates in business: fl 1949-1962

Type of business: department store retailers

Type of company:

  • Ayr, Scotland

Company history

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.

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1949
Connection type: D Hourston & Sons was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd in 1949.

Access points: Department stores - Retail trade

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