Established in WA: 1895

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Boans is the name of a department store that operated in Perth between 1895 and 1986. The store was founded by Harry Boan and his brother Benjamin who both came to Perth in the year the business was started. It was best known for its CBD store but it expanded to develop suburban and regional stores. The business was acquired by Myer in 1985 and rebadged completely over the following three years.
Biography last updated 04 Nov 2014