Congressional Edition Volume 5924

Congressional Edition Volume 5924

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...559, 567, 570, 572 Public have come to the conclusion that they want the goods that are kept away from contamination, from the possibility of dust or dirt 563 Raisins; prices about the same 574 Rents have increased 584 Retail business--During the last 10 years the working people are buying very much better goods than they used to; living better to-day than ever before 567,568 Expense of conducting business has increased 584 Gradual change in the desirability for better goods; to some extent would give that as the reason for the increase in the cost of liv-ing 585, 586, 587, 590 If you are in charge of any business there is so much fixed charges, money invested, your own wages, and the wages of your employees, so that when you figure the cost of doing business there is no money in anything we have here 562 Lost $9 and $27, respectively, from bad debts last 2 years out of a business of $18,000 a year 568 Retailers can in very few instances bpy from the man' facturers; we prefer to buy through the wholesaler; very few retailers that could carry the stock; wholesaler is a warehouse, as well as being a dis-tributing agent 581 Salt 575 Sirups about the same; people would rather prefer it in cans than in bulk.. 574 Sell to the working people 567 Southern Wholesale Grocers' Association, don't know a thing about 588 Spices." 569,575 Sugar 560,561 Tea 571,572 Trading stamps; merchant must add 3 per cent to his fixed charges or his expense account in doing business (statement) 591 Wages, tendency toward increase in 584 Wholesale business; as to wholesaler selling to consumer direct 580, 581 Woodenware has increased very much 575 IT. Hall, Edward F., general retail grocer, Washington, D. C, testimony of 304 Bread; price of a loaf has remained...
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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935659
  • 9781236935656