Charles Henry Harrod

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English merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)


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Its first proprietor, Charles Henry Harrod, could not have imagined what lay ahead.
My aim is for the Harrods of the 21st century to carry on the traditions started by Charles Henry Harrod," he said.
Harrods was established in 1849 by Charles Henry Harrod.
8mUKentries it is possible to find the first shops of Charles Henry Harrod (Harrods), John Boot (Boots Chemists), William Henry Smith (WH Smiths) and John Cadbury (Cadburys), as well as the original Marks & Spencer, and Dixons.
The business, which was started by Charles Henry Harrod in 1849, has burgeoned from a small grocer's shop employing two members of staff into a seven-story wonderland employing 6,000.