Charles Henry Harrod

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Noun1.Charles Henry Harrod - English merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)
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B u t c h a n g e h a s b e e n reassuringly slow since the posh people's emporium was founded in 1834 by tea-loving entrepreneur Charles Henry Harrod.
Perhaps the best-known of all department stores, this began life as a small Knightsbridge shop in 1849 by successful wholesaler and tea merchant Charles Henry Harrod.
The department store, which was started by Charles Henry Harrod in 1849, has grown from a small grocer's shop employing two people into a 7-story business, employing 6,000.