Mohamed Al-Fayed’s Harrods group is more than just the store that attracts 300,000 people on its busiest days. It also includes a travel operator, the Kurt Geiger shoe chain, plus banking and aviation arms. In 2004, it disposed of the London heliport at Battersea, but sales held steady at £434m and profits rose to £34m.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank80
CompanyHarrods Group
ActivityDepartment store operator
LocationCentral London
Sales £m434
Profit £m34
Year endFeb 04
Principal shareholdersMohamed al-Fayed (100%)
Staff4,548
Founded1849
Websitewww.harrods.com

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