Sweater Shop

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Sweater Shop was a Leicestershire, England, based clothing company with many national outlets.

History[edit]

The Sweater Shop Ltd was established (01102677) on 20 March 1973.[1]

The company was sold on 28 April 1995 to a management buyout for £150m.

Closure[edit]

In May 1998 the company went into receivership.[2] At the time of closure it had 78 retail outlets.

Structure[edit]

It was headquartered in Syston in the Borough of Charnwood. It made its own products in factories in Leicester and Shepshed. It had a factory in Scotland in Cumnock, East Ayrshire which opened in 1992. On 24 November 1992 Diana, Princess of Wales officially opened the Scottish factory.

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