Marketing Methods and Policies

Marketing Methods and Policies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...Dry Goods Co. owns nine department stores, several of them being among the larger city department stores in the country. All but one are located in the east.7 The May Department Stores Co. controls four department stores in middle western cities. The Hudson Bay Co. is reported as establishing a chain of department stores in Canada. Among the chains of small town department (or dry goods) stores might be mentioned the Penny Stores in the West, the Miller stores in the Southern Appalachain district, and Gilmers, Inc. (controlled by the United Retail Stores Corporation) in the Carolinas and Virginia. General stores.--The stores operated by the supply companies of some of the large mining companies at their various mines may be considered as chains of general stores. KINDS OF GOODS HANDLED Chains of stores are found handling almost every conceivable type of merchandise from gasoline to "The controlled stores are J. N. Adams & Co., the Wm. Hengerer Co., Buffalo; Lord & Taylor, C. G. Gunther's Sons, and James McCreery, New York; Powers Mercantile Co., Minneapolis; Hahne & Co., Newark; Stewart Dry Goods Co., Louisville; and Stewart k Co., Baltimore. farm implements, from bread to sewing machines, and from hosiery to hats. Groceries.--Perhaps more chains of stores are found handling groceries than any other class of merchandise. The grocery chains have had a very rapid growth during the past ten years and are still growing very rapidly. Until a few years ago most of the grocery chains were found in the East but during the past six years they have spread west and south until at present there are chains as far west as California and as far south as the Gulf of Mexico. Drugs.--Many chains have been started for the sale of drugs. The Liggett...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236486757
  • 9781236486752