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Merchant Retail Gp (MRT)


Thursday 31 March, 2005

Merchant Retail Gp

Holding(s) in Company

Merchant Retail Group PLC
31 March 2005

                           MERCHANT RETAIL GROUP PLC

        (The Specialist Perfumery Retailer and Department Stores Group)

                               Holding in Company

The Board of Merchant Retail Group plc announces that it was notified on 31
March 2005 that Standard Life Group holds a material interest in 4,475,103
ordinary 10 pence shares of the Company, which represents 4.05% of the Company's
issued ordinary share capital.

The number of ordinary 10p shares in issue is 110,575,417.

For further information please contact:

Philip Newton, Chief Executive                   01494 894000

Ann-Marie Wilkinson, Bell Pottinger Financial    020 7861 3232/07730 623815

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