Frank Winfield Woolworth

Frank Winfield Woolworth

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frank Winfield Woolworth was the founder of F.W. Woolworth Company, an operator of discount stores that priced merchandise at five and ten cents. He pioneered the now-common practices of buying merchandise direct from manufacturers and fixing prices on items, rather than haggling. He was born on April 13, 1852 on the family's meager potato farm in Rodman, New York, about eleven miles south of Watertown. He was the son of John Hubbell Woolworth and Fanny McBrier. He attended a business college for 2 terms in Watertown, New York before his first job as a stock boy in a general store. On June 11, 1876, he married Jennie Creighton, with whom he would have three daughters: . Edna Woolworth, the mother of Barbara Hutton, later committed suicideshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136733463
  • 9786136733463