British Fashion Tycoon Gerald Weisfeld Dies At 79

This article was published on: 01/14/20 10:50 PM

Gerald Weisfeld

British Fashion Tycoon Gerald Weisfeld Dies At 79.

British fashion tycoon Gerald Weisfeld, the founder of What Every Woman Wants, has passed on at the age of 79.

Weisfeld was the financial brains behind What Every Woman Wants, the chain that rose from a single store in Glasgow’s Argyle Street to become a fixture of the UK high street in the 1970s and 80s.

His enthusiastic staff would sing the company song as they opened up each morning. Comedy legend Billy Connolly even turned up in a horse and cart to declare one store open.

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