Thomas Cook Retail

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Thomas Cook Retail
Joint venture, subsidiary
Industry Travel
Headquarters Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Products Travel agent
Number of employees
19,000
Parent Thomas Cook Group
Website www.thomascook.com

Thomas Cook Retail Limited is a travel agent, owned by the Thomas Cook Group. The company operates branches throughout the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, and employs around 19,000 people.[1]

In 2010, the Thomas Cook Group reached an agreement with The Co-operative Group to merge its branch network with that of The Co-operative Travel. The merger was approved by the Competition Commission in 2011, and the joint venture is 70% owned by the Thomas Cook Group and 30% owned by The Co-operative Group.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Landmark deal to create the UK's largest travel retail network". The Co-operative Group. 8 October 2010. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Eleftheriou-Smith, Loulla-Mae (21 July 2011). "Thomas Cook and Co-operative merger given provisional go ahead". Marketing Magazine. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 

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