top 10 old city centre stores

1 Lewis's:

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A feature of Argyle Street for decades, famous for its Christmas grotto.

2 Dallas's: An old Cowcaddens draper and milliner, taken over by House of Fraser.

3 Copland & Lye:

Founded in 1878, it was a clothes shop with branches in Sauchiehall Street, Wellington Street and Bath Street.

4 Goldbergs: One of the best-known Glasgow department stores of the 20th Century. "Take me to Goldbergs" was the punchline to their well known TV advert.

5 Pettigrew and Stephens: Once the largest department store in Scotland, it was in Sauchiehall Street.

6 Bremner's: Department store in Glassford Street, it closed in 1988.

7 Daly & Sons: Impressive drapery store in Sauchiehall Street that lasted from 1934 to 1952.

8 R W Forsyth: Clothier, hatter and glover with stores in Argyle Street and Renfield Street.

9 Arnott Simpsons:

Stood for years on the corner of Jamaica Street.

10 Muirhead's: At 200 Sauchiehall Street, the store was also taken over by Fraser's.


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