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  • 1. Omnia Omnibus Ubique
  • 2. Facts n Figures 5 acre site (~ 20,000 sq.m) Over 1 million sq ft selling space Over 330 departments in 7 floors More than 5000 staff from 50 countries
  • 3. History 1849: Founded, Charles Henry Harrod 1861: Charles Digby Harrod 1883: Burns down 1889: Digby retires 1898: England’s first escalator installed 1905: Present building completed, architect-Charles William Stephens
  • 4. History 1959: House of Fraser takes over 1985: Fayed brothers buy Harrods for £ 615 million 2010: Qatar Holdings are the new masters
  • 5. Products A: Aircraft  P: Pipers B: Bookbinding  T: Tourism C: Clockwinding  Y: Yachts E: Elephants  Z: Zoo (live (Gertie) poultry in 1917 to L: Ladies Club pets) O: Orchestra
  • 6. Floors LGF: Gentlemen’s Bridalwear lounge, mens  3: Antiques, books, wear, wine, music & furniture pharmacy  4: Kids wear, toys GF: Fine Jewellery & pets & watches, food  5: Sports section, halls , The hair & beauty, Egyptian Hall services, 1: Womens wear restaurants 2: Home section,