‘Local’ motorist discount group celebrates 50th anniversary

The Shortis Group.

The Shortis Group. - Credit: Archant

The Shortis Group has been serving motorists for half a century.

When Kevin Shortis opened his first shop 50 years ago he became a pioneer of the discount motor spares industry. Now the stores and depots have grown into a chain of companies with 81 sites including an internet business. The branches stretch from London to Yorkshire but the business is still rooted in East Anglia and, despite its far-reaching success, is proud to retain its local feel.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Shortis Group – which includes Wilco Motor Spares, Fast-Fit, Wilco Motosave, E.U. Ltd and E.U. Linco – don't miss a special eight-page supplement in the Eastern Daily Press on Thursday and Evening News on Friday about the local motoring group that grew like Topsy.

To see the full supplement click here http://bit.ly/1jbdHIE


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