TEXAS Homecare

90’s advert for TEXAS Homecare.

Texas Homecare is a former chain of DIY stores in the UK . Founded in 1972, it was acquired by J Sainsbury plc in 1995 from Ladbrokes to treble the size of its Sainsbury’s Homebase subsidiary.

Texas Homecare was founded by Manny Fogel, who had previously founded the high street specialist paint and wallpaper chain Home Charm . Taking his lead from America, he revolutionised the UK DIY market, with the introduction of the DIY shed. (more…)