GUS


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
GUSGemeinschaft Unabhängiger Staaten (German: CIS)
GUSGravis Ultrasound
GUSGreat Universal Stores
GUSGrown Up Soda
GUSGiornalisti Uffici Stampa (Italian)
GUSGuide to the Use of Standards
GUSGlen Urquhart School (Beverly, Massachusetts)
GUSGenitourinary System
GUSGlówny Urzad Statystyczny (Polish: Central Statistical Office)
GUSGruppo Umana Solidarieta (Italian: Human Solidarity Group)
GUSGlobal User Station (Honeywell International Inc.)
GUSGeography and Urban Studies (college course)
GUSGround Uplink Station
GUSGeographic Underwriting System
GUSGenomics Unified Schema
GUSGeeklog Usage Stats
GUSGreater Universal Stores
GUSGhana Union Stuttgart eV (Stuttgart, Germany)
GUSGeographically Unsuitable
GUSGoddard Upper Stage
References in periodicals archive ?
It is envisaged that dealings in GUS shares will cease on October 6, with the demerger becoming effective on October 10.
In October, GUS agreed to sell Dutch home shopping operation Wehkamp for pounds 265m.
Merrill believed Home-base's like-for-like sales were eight per cent lower in the final quarter of the period, after GUS said like-for-like sales dipped by five per cent in the five months to the end of February.
Chairman Sir Victor Blank said GUS planned to keep the same management teams at both chains.
GUS chief executive John Peace said: "We're aiming to do it sooner rather than later.
GUS was originally a mail order business known as Universal Stores ( it was founded in Manchester by Abraham and George Rose in 1900.
GUS has committed itself to demerging Experian from its retail assets but analysts believe the timing will be decided by a pick-up in high street spending in the UK.
Across the business, which also includes DIY chain Homebase and the Experian credit checking arm, GUS said that it had performed well.
GUS said the deal was in line with both groups' strategies to expand in the growing market for furniture and homewares.
More than 30,000 GUS shareholders will be given new shares in both, either this September or next February.
Like-for-like sales at catalogue business Argos fell three per cent and were adrift four per cent at DIY chain Homebase, but GUS reassured investors that margins were at least as good as last year.
ARGOS owner GUS has scaled back its operations across the Atlantic by selling the US outsourcing business of its Experian credit checkingarm.