Home improvement retailer Wickes has over 230 stores across the UK, with a focus on DIY supplies and materials for homeowners and the building trade alike. The company began with a focus on own-brand products, but since the 1990s has expanded to offer brands such as Dulux, Bosch and Makita. The company now offers a range of over 18,500 products. Wickes is owned by Travis Perkins, a British builders' merchant and home improvement retailer with almost 2,000 outlets across the UK.