GUS plc was a FTSE 100 retailing group based in the United Kingdom. GUS is an abbreviation of Great Universal Stores, the company's former name before 2001. On 10 October 2006, the company was split into two separate companies which continue to exist as Home Retail Group and Experian.
Universal Stores was founded in 1900 as a mail order business in Manchester, England, by Abraham and George Rose.... Full
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