Boot and Shoe Recorder Volume 82

Boot and Shoe Recorder Volume 82

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Careful trading has many angles, but from every angle it means trading, not stagnation. ' Retail Trade on Upswing Washington, Oct. 30--One of the outstanding features of general business and financia. conditions during the month of October was the continued improvement in the retail trade, especially the growth in department store sales in all Federal Reserve Districts. A review of the business situation by the Federal Reserve Board shows that department store sales were larger this September than for the same month of last year. The chief reporting lines of the wholesale trade showed improvement during September. Difficulty in handling the increased freight traflic due to car shortage has become an important factor in the current industrial situation. Cotton and woolen mills continue to operate at close to capacity and shoe factories have a large volume of business. Merchants in the rural sections will be pleased to know that agricultural receipts, particularly those of live stock, continue to be heavy. The wholesale price index of the Bureau of Labor Statistics declined from 155 in August to 153 in September. According to the Federal Reserve Board, this drop was chiefly due to the decline in coal prices after the opening of the mines. Prices of building materials and metals continued to rise as a result of the prolonged building activity and the scarcity caused by traffic embargoes and ear shortage. Fred Nelson Stein's Shoe Department Manager Durango, Col.--Fred W. Nelson. who before he fought under the Colors fin the World War, had charge of the shoe department at Stein's, and who upon his being mustered out of the service served as assistant in several L6s Angeles stores, has returned to "his first love." He is...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833996
  • 9781236833990