was founded in
1834 by Charles Henry Harrod. It's an upmarket department store offering a
wide range of products and services (e.g. clothing for women, men and children,
electronics, jewellery, sporting gear, pet accessories, toys, health and beauty
products, stationery, home appliances or furniture). Where can you find
There are two Harrods department stores, in London and Edinburgh.
There is only one Harrods department store, in London.
There's one store in England (London), one in Scotland (Edinburgh) and one in
You can find Harrods department stores in many towns and cities all around
was founded by John James
Sainsbury and his wife Mary Ann Sainsbury. Their first shop opened in 1869. Now
it's the third largest chain in the UK. What kind of chain is it? /
It's a clothing chain.
It's a funeral services chain.
It's a greengrocers chain.
It's a supermarket chain.
HSBC Holdings plc was founded in London in 1991. The origins of the
bank lie in Hong Kong, where branches were first opened in 1865. What does HSBC
High Savings Bank Company
High Savings Banking Corporation
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
Hongkong Savings Banking Corporation
This one will be easy. Bentley /
was founded in 1919. It sells
very expensive luxurious items. What are they? /
We might say that the history of this company goes back to 1846, but
it was officially formed in 1980. It has its headquarters in London and is one
of the largest companies in the world in the field of …
audio visual effects
transport and freight services
(also known as Selfridges & Co.) was founded in 1909 by Harry
Gordon Selfridge. What is it? /
It's a chain of high-end department stores.
It's a chain of cheap department stores.
It's a chain of shops with electronics.
It's a chain of travel agents.
Morphy Richards is a manufacturer of electrical kitchen appliances
that was founded in 1936 by Donal Morphy and Charles Richards. What can you buy
in their shops?
Cakes and pastries.
Refrigerators and washing machines.
Refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers and washing machines.
Toasters, hair dryers, bread makers, kettles and sandwich toasters.
Lipton was founded by Thomas Lipton. I'm sure you all know what this
name has always been connected with. What is it?
You certainly know the name Durex /
and you probably know
that the company sells condoms. But do you know what DUREX
stands for? /
DUrability, Reliability, EXcellence
DUrability, Responsibility, EXcellence
G4S (Group 4 Securicor) was founded in 2004 and now has operations
in around 125 countries with over 600,000 employees. What services does the