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18 Years of Swan Retail

Today marks a huge milestone in the Swan Retail Group story - it's turning 18!

Happy 18th Birthday, Swan!

Although there cannot be any birthday parties at the moment, we are celebrating the occasion with a look back on 18 years of the Swan name.

Looking back on 18 Years of Swan Retail

David Thompson, managing director of the Swan Group, reflects on the amazing transformation; from the idea of a small team to a leading group of businesses serving retailers around the world.

“It began with a blank sheet of paper being pushed around the table between Clare Edgar, Gareth Luker and I in Reigate back in January 2003, brainstorming potential company names. From this, Swan has turned into a business employing over 70 people and supporting some 550 retail and hospitality businesses."

“The acquisition of G7 Computer Services helped us to break out of the ‘small company syndrome’ in 2014, when we first started to expand. Three further successful acquisitions and a sale later, here we are ready for the next chapter.

“Thanks to all our customers who have supported us on our journey and I look forward to the next 18 years.”

David Thompson
Managing Director, The Swan Group

Well done to everyone who has been part of Swan’s journey, past and present. We're looking forward to a strong future together.

Read the full article here: Swan Retail Turns 18.

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