|Founder||Richard Block & David Quayle|
|Headquarters||Eastleigh, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom|
Number of locations
|320 stores (2016)|
|Michael Loeve (CEO)|
Home improvement tools
Gardening Supplies and Plants
|Revenue||£3.8 billion (2015/16)|
|£220 million (2015/16)|
Number of employees
|Website||B&Q UK website|
It was founded in 1969 by Richard Block and David Quayle as Block & Quayle.
As of July 2017, B&Q has 300 shops in the United Kingdom.
Since 2015, B&Q have been closing a number of stores, and converting some to outlets of Screwfix. The company also has some outlets in Ireland. Stores in Taiwan and China were unsuccessful, and closed down in 2007 and 2015.
References[change | change source]
- Enright, Allison (20 February 2014). "The digital future of stores". Internet Retailer Magazine. Chicago: Vertical Web Media.
- "Kingfisher Annual Report 2009/10 - Report home - Business review - Financial review - Trading review - UK & Ireland". Kingfisher.co.uk. 30 January 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
- "Company Information". B&Q. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
- "'OUR STORES'". B&Q. Retrieved 6 July 2017.