Thos. Izat & Co.
Thos. Izat & Co., Tea and Coffee Merchants, 47 and 49, Eglinton Street.—
A very thriving and important business is carried on by the well-known firm of Thos. Izar & Co., one of the leading houses in the tea, coffee, and general groceries trade in Glasgow. The business was originally founded about twenty-one years ago in the present premises. The firm, of which Mr. Thomas Izat is the sole proprietor, occupy a very spacious warehouse of elegant and attractive appearance, and is generally recognised as one of the finest establishments of its kind in the city. This firm have also an establishment of a similar size at 169, New City Road, where they carry on a large trade in that populous locality.
The stock is very extensive and assorted, and comprises all goods that come within the scope of an Italian warehouseman, the only striking omission being that no patent medicines are kept. Among the leading features of the business, tea forms a very important branch. They import on a large scale, and are particularly noted in connection with various blends, in which they do a very large trade. Coffee is also another speciality, the firm dealing only in the most superior qualities. Special attention has been devoted to provisions, in which the firm do an extensive trade, in hams, cheese, and commodities of a similar nature. A very extensive business is done in Glasgow and the immediate neighbourhood, and all parts of Scotland.
A very efficient staff is engaged, and the establishment is conducted with marked energy and ability. Among firms similarly engaged, Messrs. Izat & Co. take a foremost position and are widely renowned.
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