Do Travis Perkins own jewsons?

Do Travis Perkins own jewsons?

With 214 branches following the merger, giving it a 6 per cent market share, Travis is now on a par with Jewson, owned by Meyer International, and Harcros, the Harrisons & Crosfield merchant. All three trail the market leader, Wolseley.

Why is it called jewsons?

The surname Jewson was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, and Angus where one of the first records of the name was Patrick Justyce as a tenant of the mill at Kelso in 1472.

Who is jewsons owned by?

Jewson is one of the largest chains of British general builders’ merchants, selling to small and medium building contractors. The chain comprises around six hundred branches located all across Great Britain. Jewson, as part of the Meyer group, was acquired by the French conglomerate Saint-Gobain in April 2000.

Are jewsons trade only?

They’re open to trade and public but your best off just going down to the yard. They’re expensive mind, you’d probably be better off using a diy merchants like b&q or wickes.

Who is the CEO of jewsons?

Builders’ merchant Jewson has named Thierry Dufour as its new Managing Director. Thierry has more than 12 years’ experience, most recently as Finance Director of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution.

Who owns Wickes DIY?

2000 Wickes is bought by the Focus Group.

Does St Gobain own jewsons?

Jewson is a Saint-Gobain brand, making us part of one of the largest construction organisations in the world. With over 180,000 Saint-Gobain employees operating in 67 countries, every person plays a part in our success. Saint-Gobain strives for innovation, and building a sustainable future together.

Do Travis Perkins own Wickes?

BUILDERS’ merchant Travis Perkins has snapped up DIY retail chain Wickes in a £950m deal that will safeguard the future of the company’s 6,300-strong workforce. Travis Perkins will have 912 stores following the tie-up, adding the 172 Wickes outlets to its existing 740 depots.

Do Travis Perkins still own Wickes?

Wickes was spun-off and separated from Travis Perkins through a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market on April 28, 2021. From this point forward, both companies have traded as independent, standalone businesses. Neither company owns a stake in the other. It was not a typical IPO.

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