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Richard Tompkins (Granville Richard Francis Tompkins) was born on 15 May, 1918 in Islington, London, England, is a Founder. Discover Richard Tompkins’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 74 years old?

Popular As Granville Richard Francis Tompkins
Occupation N/A
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 15 May 1918
Birthday 15 May
Birthplace Islington, London, England
Date of death (1992-12-06) Westminster, London, England
Died Place N/A
Nationality United Kingdom

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Richard Tompkins Net Worth

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Tompkins died of cancer in 1992 in Westminster, a year after the stamps were withdrawn, and the same year he was honoured as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).


In 1973, he adapted the format of his Green Shield catalogue shops, used for redeeming trading stamp books, and founded Argos, a catalogue store chain that took cash. Though independent, Argos operations were closely linked to Green Shield Stamps, and Argos was sold in 1979 to BAT Industries for £35 million.


On holiday in Chicago in the 1950s, Tompkins witnessed the success of S&H Green Stamps, and on his return founded the Green Shield Stamp Trading Company in the United Kingdom.


Richard Tompkins was born in Islington, north London, and worked as an engineering draughtsman during the Second World War, before founding his first printing business in 1945.


Granville Richard Francis Tompkins CBE (15 May 1918 – 6 December 1992) was a British print, advertising and retail entrepreneur, best known for founding the Green Shield Stamps company, as well as the Argos chain of catalogue stores which became one of the largest retailers in the United Kingdom, and a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.