General Merchandise Major Retailers in the Best of the Web UK Directory

General Merchandise Major Retailers


A discount supermarket chain with a nationwide network of stores; includes a locator, with details of ranges and products stocked, and special offers.

Amazon UK

Offers products for the home including appliances, tools, beauty, electronics, and sporting goods as well as personal care items for hobbies, beauty, and clothing. AmazonUK


A home shopping company best known for homeware and housecare cleaning products, also supplying personal care, mobility, beauty, outdoor, and electrical products. Includes an online shopping facility, and details of their mail order catalogue operation.


A regional supermarket chain in the north of England dedicated to sourcing food and drink locally; includes a store locator, with a company profile and history.


Grocer with a large network of stores across the UK - ranging from petrol forecourts to neighbourhood stores. DiscoverBudgens

Central Convenience Stores

Convenience store chain, open seven days a week, with extended hours.

The Co-operative Group

Official site of the UK’s largest mutual retailer; includes a corporate section, and a comprehensive guide to their businesses and services, with details of branches and online shopping facilities, and information about membership and benefits.


Offers clothing for men, women and children. Also offers products for the home, including electrical goods and furniture.


A department store with its roots in Newcastle, now with branches across England; includes a guide to their product ranges and restaurants, with a store locator.

High Street Sales Diary

Ongoing diary of major high street sales, run by Money Saving Expert.

John Lewis plc

Offers online shopping for an extensive range of clothes and fashion, electrical goods, items for the home and garden, children's clothes and toys, and sports and leisure brands; also includes locations of their national shops network.

Lidl UK

Operates a nationwide chain of stores in the discount sector; provides a store finder, information about product ranges stocked, special offers, news, contacts, and careers both in the UK and internationally.


The fashion and homeware chain displays their ranges online and provides store information and news.

Midcounties Co-operative

The second largest independent co-operative in the UK operating in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Buckinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Wiltshire and Worcestershire. Provides a guide to their businesses and stores, with details of membership and benefits, a history, and contacts.


Displays their fashion ranges for women and children, accessories, and homeware. Includes store locations and online sales.


Selling household items, men's, women's and children's clothing, flowers and gifts. Includes a UK store finder and offers online sales.

The Original Factory Shop

Offers a wide range of discounted merchandise, mostly either branded or originally made for other high street stores and supermarkets; includes online shopping and store locator.

Poundstretcher Ltd

Operates a countrywide network of retail outlets, providing an extensive range of products; includes online shopping, company profile, and contacts.


A nationwide supermarket chain and retailer; includes online shopping, store locator, and background on the company and its heritage.

Scottish Midland Co-Operative Society Ltd (ScotMid)

Operates food stores, a pharmacy network, travel shops, and funeral services across Scotland; also maintains a property portfolio. Includes a profile, news, contacts, membership details, and store locator.

SPAR Scotland

The biggest independent and local grocery group in Scotland provides a guide to their products, special offers, and outlets; also provides information about their retail services for stores, and a corporate profile.

Large grocery home shopping service selling books, DVDs, CDs, wine, electrical goods and much more.

Timpson Ltd

Retail service provider of shoe repairs, key cutting, watch repairs, engraved personalised gifts plus specialist locksmith service.

TK Maxx

Offers discounted goods including famous names and designer labels. With store locator and a sign up for alerts on latest arrivals and special offers.


Offers groceries, flowers, wine, and home and garden goods. Includes an ordering for delivery or collection in store, recipes, and a forum.

WH Smith

High street retailer offering books, magazines, newspapers, CDs and DVDs, games and stationery. With store locator and online sales.


Online shopping for hardware, an extensive range of household goods, and health and beauty products; also includes details of their national network of discount stores.

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