Wilkinson (sometimes informally Wilko, Wilks, Billy Wilks or Wilky's) is a British high-street discount chain with over 300 stores, selling primarily homewares and household goods.

Founded in the 1930s as Wilkinson Cash Stores by James Kemsey Wilkinson, the company has remained largely in the hands of the founding family since.

When chairman Tony Wilkinson, the son of the founder, retired as Chairman after 45 years in 2005, he was replaced by his niece, Karin Swann, and his daughter, Lisa Wilkinson.

Source: Wikipedia