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Harvey Nichols

Since 1831, this luxury department store has made a name for its brands and dining options and now has outlets worldwide.

Vital statistics

  • 1831 Established
  • Private Type
  • 1,001 - 5,000 Number of employees
  • £87.1m (2011) Revenue
  • 12 Stores
  • London, United Kingdom HQ

Key people

  • Joseph Wan Chief Executive
  • Dicksoon Poon Owner & Chairman

Company Snapshot

Company Snapshot

Harvey Nichols, founded in 1831, is a luxury department store chain with a flagship store in Knightsbridge, London. It sells international fashion collections for women and men, fashion accessories, beauty products, wine and food stores are also famed for award-winning restaurants, bars and brasseries.

In 1920 Harvey Nichols was purchased by Debenhams, and in 1985 the company was bought by the Burton Group. Then in 1991, it was bought by Dickson Poon of Dickson Concepts. Subsequently, the store underwent a transformative refurbishment. A new Restaurant, Café, Bar and Food Market opened on the Fifth Floor, with a unique express lift which allowed for later opening hours after the main store closed. This concept proved immensely popular, gaining Harvey Nichols a lasting reputation for fashionable fine dining and a Champagne lifestyle.

In the United Kingdom, Harvey Nichols has stores in London, Leeds, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol and a Beauty Bazaar at Harvey Nichols' store in Liverpool. It also has stores in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Dublin, Ireland; Hong Kong; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Jakarta, Indonesia.

Source: Wikipedia

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