Pittsburgh the Powerful

Pittsburgh the Powerful

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...trade is made aware of these many advantages. How well this organization has carried out the purposes named is written into the business record of the last three years, and its effort has proved of great advantage to both buyer and seller, until Pittsburgh has come to be known as "the market that saves money on prices and freight rates." The association does not rest content with knowing that Pittsburgh is able to supply a large territory, but has traveled over 6,000 miles, and visited over 135 cities and towns in West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland and Pennsylvania, and by a personal presentation of the market advantages endeavored to secure this trade. They have also maintained merchants' excursions to Pittsburgh at stated periods, thereby bringing tradesmen to the market so that they might see and know for themselves and reap the benefits of a closer relationship. A Commercial Artery for Supplying the Needs of the Dry Goods Trade Up-to-Date Facilities and Equipment-A House With A section of General Office under immediate supervision of Mr. Fugh, occupying a portion of the second floor fronting on Penn Ave. land, Paris, Berlin, Chemnitz, Frankfort and Vienna, and the sending of their buyers to the European markets every year. Thus it will be seen that the facilities for gathering and distributing all the latest novelties of Europe are unexcelled--facilities that cost nothing to their customers, and which constitute a real asset to the retail merchant when backed up by such a complete and far-reaching system. Manufacturing Resources In addition to being large buyers from foreign and domestic mills, the company owns and operates a large factory at Latrobe, Pa., whose entire output is absorbed and distributed by the Pittsburgh Dry Goods...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236510372
  • 9781236510372