Talk:Dollond & Aitchison

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BetacommandBot (talk) 05:37, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Update needed on merger[edit]

The article states that "On 29 January 2009, it was announced that Boots Opticians were to merge with D&A, forming a chain of 690 stores and 5,000 staff after Boots purchased a controlling share in D&A." I think this section needs updating to reflect whether this merger did indeed go ahead and the actual, rather than expected, outcome. Wavehunter (talk) 23:12, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

I have reversed the redirect part into Boots, because even if they merged, this is nevertheless a company with its own complete separate history. Also D&A are royal warrant holders, Boots afaik are not. Gryffindor (talk) 12:27, 20 October 2009 (UTC)