About Kays Catalogue
One of the traditional catalogue businesses, Kays was a mail-order catalogue company based in the UK. Before the internet Kays catalogue was a very efficient way to do your shopping by ordering your goods from a big thick book for delivery to your home. Payment could be made by credit, with options to pay in instalments monthly. It became part of GUS Great Universal Stores and later merged with Littlewoods to become Shop Direct, try Argos instead.
Littlewoods and Kays
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The modern day catalogue company Argos is one of the most convenient shopping experiences online and on the high street today. Browse the virtual catalogue for a fantastic range of goods cheaper than most other UK shops.
The Very online department store is reminiscent of the old style catalogue companies selling clothes for the family, home items and technology stuff. They have switched from thick book like catalogues to a digital department store online.
A good place to start shopping online for the novice internet shopper. Littlewoods have been around since the 30s and sell everything from kitchen appliances to Ray Ban sunglasses the cost can be paid with old catalogue style finance.
A Little About
What Kays sold
Kays was founded in 1890 and closed for business in 2004, the brand was merged into the Shop Direct Group, a digital mail order retailer.
William Kilbourne Kay established the mail-order catalogue company in Worcester in 1890 after running a jewellery shop.