Boot and Shoe Recorder Volume 74

Boot and Shoe Recorder Volume 74

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...conditions. "December H--Hotel Astor, New York City, where the Style Committee was in session, and have already taken up the subject of colors for next Summer and Fall footwear; colors adopted are--two shades of Brown, medium and dark; two shades of Gray, medium and dark; Beaver; Patent Leather; Black, and White footwear. "No restrictions on Lasts and Heels. "Lace boots eight and one half inches high; button boots eight inches high. "The results_of these meetings will go down in history as the foundation for the reconstruction period of the shoe business for the United States. "Refer to your Trade Journals--and read carefully the accounts of these four important gatherings. " Until June 1, 1919, Local Shoe Manufacturers will only ship footwear made as specified in Conservation program as of October 9, 1918. "Present Day Conditions as they appear to the State Oflicials: "Gray shoes are selling well.. "Medium shade of Gray will be good for the Spring season. uCombination boots are good at present, but they will be questionable merchandise for next Spring. "We recommend conservative buying of conservative footwear. "To have your house in order for the readjustment which is bound to come, your stock must be at a minimum." which it is impossible to get except from a military training. "A man is certainly better equipped for business after a technical Army course. A man comes out more efficient in business than when he enters. I have seen case after case of electricians making big progress. One man in our company came from Chicago. Before going into the service he occupied a position as an automobile salesman. He took the course and after completing it he said that he...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236812301
  • 9781236812308