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Heal's ("Heal and Sons Ltd") is a British department store furniture and furnishing store chain with six stores.[1] The stores sell an upmarket range of furniture, lighting, accessories, home and garden-wares.

It was founded in 1810 by John Harris Heal and his son.[2] At first the company made beds.

The work of Sir Ambrose Heal made the company famous. He worked there for 60 years, from 1893 to 1953. Ambrose Heal was one of the group of designers, industrialists and business people who founded the Design and Industries Association in 1915. Their slogan was "Nothing Need Be Ugly".

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  1. "Heal's - Stores". Archived from the original on 2008-05-12. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
  2. Alan Crawford, "Heal, Sir Ambrose (1872–1959)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 12 Aug 2007