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Jaeger Co

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November 1933. Baby Wool.
December 1934.
December 1950.
July 1954.
February 1955.

1920 The name of Dr. Jaeger's Sanitary Woollen System Co. Ltd was changed to the Jaeger Company

1947 Jaeger Co was registered as a private company to take over that part of Jaeger Holdings that consists of the business of wholesalers of woollen and silk and other underclothing[1]

1961 Issue of shares in Jaeger Holdings to the public[2]. The Jaeger Company was responsible for retailing of the parent company's products and products from other companies. It operated 25 shops as well as 19 shops-in-stores.

1967 Jaeger Holdings was acquired by the Coats textile group.

2003 Coats sold the Jaeger brand name and the Jaeger retail chain[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 7, 1947
  2. The Times, Feb. 18, 1961
  3. The Times Sept. 10, 2003