Ref NoWBA/BT/CW
TitleChildrens World Ltd.
DescriptionThis collection comprises the records of Children's World Ltd.
Date1987-1996
LevelSubSubFonds
Administrative HistoryBoots opened the first three Childrens World stores in early 1987, at Dudley, Cricklewood and Leicester. The stores were all located edge of town or in suburbs and offered a comprehensive range of merchandise and services for children up to the age of 12, including clothes, shoes, toys, baby products, nursery furniture, hairdressing and a snack bar, as well as mother and baby room and nappy changing facilities in both male and female toilets.
By March 1989 there were 16 stores and by 1995 a total of 48. Childrens World was sold on 17 May 1996 to Storehouse (owners of Mothercare) for £62.5m.
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