Whitcoulls is a major national bookstore, stationery, gift, games & toy store chain in New Zealand, formerly known as Whitcombe & Tombs. It has 56 stores nationally. Whitcombe & Tombs was founded in 1888, and Coulls Somerville Wilkie in 1871. The companies merged in 1971 to form Whitcoulls.
|Founder||George Whitcombe |
|Parent||James Pascoe Group|
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