George invested twenty five a long time working his family’s business Trerons and later on grew to become the initially centre manager of the shopping centre St Enoch in Glasgow.
He was affected from an early age listening to his grandfather’s tales of doing work in retail. George completed an apprenticeship at cupboard makers Wylie and Lochead in Buchanan Avenue in Glasgow before shifting to London and doing work for a couple of a long time at Harrods.
He then commenced doing work with his father at Trerons ahead of using around as handling director in 1975, remaining till the enterprise merged with R W Forsyth in 1983.
George retired from his function at St Enoch in 1999 and in the very same year received a life span achievement award from the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.
Considering that then he was been heavily involved with the Retail Believe in and held advisory roles at Glasgow Alternatives and the Tax Commissioners.
His son Derek Ritchie mentioned: “Retailing was a enthusiasm for Father. He listened to his father chat about the family members keep just about every night at supper and this is where his desire in the retail business commenced. He lived by way of a period when departmental stores were crucial to the shopping footprint of practically each city in the course of the British isles, and as retailing progressed, he was privileged to continue being in the business at the St Enoch Centre.
”It is also, I suppose, unsurprising that his wife, Carmen, arrived from a family members of suppliers way too – her family members owned Isaac Benzie Ltd., a former departmental keep in Aberdeen.”
George is survived by his wife Carmen and their two sons Brian and Derek.