Catalogue Shopping in the UK
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La Redoute


Empire Stores

Great Universal

Kays Catalogue


Studio Cards

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The UK's favourite Mail Order catalogues

The Catalogues below are some of the major players in the UK Catalogue Home Shopping Market. Scroll down or use the navigation to check out the history's of these great brands, or to see the great offers available today click the link below.

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Great Universal Stores - Shop Now at the K&Co Website

Empire Stores - Grab a bargain at the K&Co Website

Freemans - Check out New Look, we think you'll like it!

Kays - Shop Now at the K&Co Website

LaRedoute - Grab hold of some French flair at La Redoute

Studio Cards - The Brilliant Gift Shop has 1000s of ideas for the perfect gift.

Grattan - If you enjoyed Grattan you'll love Littlewoods

K&Co = GUS, Kays and Empire Stores
Next The NEXT retail chain launched in 1982 and ever since has been a major influence on shaping the future of fashion retailing. The First Next directory launched in 1988.
Next Directory History from 1982
Great Universal Stores Great Universal Stores was founded in 1900,as a mail order business in Manchester, originally called universal stores. In 1930 the company changed it's name to Great Universal Stores Limited, and is now incorporated into K & Co.
Great Universal since 1900
Empire Stores The Northern Trading Company, parent of Empire Stores was formed in 1907, with the name changing to Empire Stores in 1910. Empire Stores is still serving customers today as part of Kay&Co.
Empire Store from 1910
Freemans Catalogue Freemans started trading in 1905, making it one of the oldest catalogues in the UK. It Merged with Grattan in 1999 and relocated from its London offices to Bradford.
Freemans Catalogue in the 1970s
Kays Kays can be traced back to 1794. The company became Kay & Co Ltd in 1895 and was based in Worcester. Today, Kays if known as K&Co and incorporates both Great Universal and Empire Stores.
Kay&Co history
. La Redoute La Redoute was founded in 1922 and is France's No 1 Fashion Collection. It was launched in the UK in 1995. Its is part of the Redcats group which also includes Daxon.
Lardoute Catalogue
Grattan Grattan catalogues was founded in 1912 by John Fattorini, in Bradford, Yorkshire. In 1999 in was acquired by Freemans owner Otto UK.
Grattan Catalogue
Studio Cards Studio Cards (also known as 24Studio) was founded in 1962 in Lancashire UK,where it specialised predominantly in the provision of paper products (Christmas and greeting cards). In 2003, it began selling clothing and footwear. 24Studio.
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