Kingfisher PLC (KGF)

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Company Description

Kingfisher PLC is incorporated in the United Kingdom. The Company was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of FW Woolworth by Paternoster. The Company bought the Comet electrical chain in 1984 and the Superdrug health and beauty stores in 1987. The Company through its subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates supplies home improvement products and services through a network of retail stores and other channels, located mainly in the United Kingdom, continental Europe and China. The Company has 1,120 stores in nine countries in Europe and Asia. Its main retail brands are B&Q, Castorama, Brico Depot and Screwfix. It also operates the Koctas, brand, a 50% joint venture in Turkey with the Koc Group, and has a 21% interest in Hornbach, Germany's large format DIY retailer...