Home Retail Group


Home Retail Group plc is one of the UK's leading home and general merchandise retailers. It is the parent company of Argos and Habitat. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.[1]

Home Retail Group plc
Home Retail Group
Company type
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PredecessorGUS plc
Founded10 October 2006; 17 years ago (2006-10-10)
Defunct2 September 2016; 7 years ago (2016-09-02)
FateAcquired by Sainsbury's plc
Headquarters489-499 Avebury Boulevard, Saxon Gate West, ,
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
John Coombe, Chairman
John Walden, CEO
ProductsConsumer goods
OwnerSainsbury's (2016–present)
Number of employees
 (till closure)
ParentJ Sainsbury's
SubsidiariesArgos (1998–16: sold Sainsbury's)
Homebase (2006–16)
Habitat (2011–16: sold sainsbury's)

Home Retail Group owns a number of well-known brands, including Alba, Bush, Chad Valley, Challenger, Cherokee, Cooksworks, Habitat, Heart of House, Hygena, Schreiber, and Sovereign.[2]

References change

  1. "Habitat stores enter administration as part of sale". BBC News. 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2023-06-09.
  2. Jahshan, Elias (2016-09-02). "Sainsbury's acquisition of Argos parent company now complete - Retail Gazette". www.retailgazette.co.uk. Retrieved 2023-06-09.

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