- John Collier (retailer)
John Collier is a former British chain of shops selling men's clothes.
Leedsin 1907 by Henry Price, the chain expanded to over 399 stores across the country, most of which traded under the 50 Shilling Tailor brand.
In 1958, the company was sold to UDS, which renamed it John Collier. [http://www.competition-commission.org.uk/rep_pub/reports/1960_1969/fulltext/041c03.pdf] It continued to trade within the UDS empire until 1983 when UDS was sold to
Hanson plc. In order to recoup the cost of the purchase Hanson sold on a number of UDS assets, including John Collier to a management buy-out team. In 1985 the company was sold on to the Burton Group, but the brand was discontinued and no longer exists today. [Retail Week's Top 500: 2004]
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