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World's Most Historic Companies - Harrods, London
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14 July 2010

World's Most Historic Companies - Harrods, LondonFounded in 1934 by Charles Henry Harrod, Harrods is one of the world’s foremost luxury department stores. After nearly 200 years in business, Harrods is now owned by the Qatar Investment Authority and employs over 5,000 people around the globe. The famous store is located in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea in London.

Harrods is the biggest shop of its sort in the UK. It covers an impressive 4.5 acres of land and has over a million square feet of shopping space. This is the only department store they have, but Harrods also has its brand all over the globe, with ventures like Harrods Aviation, Air Harrods, Harrods Estates, Harrods Bank, and more.

One of the things the original owner Charles Henry tried to convey was a sense of pride in everything Harrods sold. Since the store first opened up its doors to the public, it earned a reputation for excellent quality of goods and services, and their customers-first mentality helped not only the store to grow in fame, but also the entire Harrods brand.

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