Early Stores and Markets

Early Stores and Markets

Book - 1981
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Publisher: Toronto : Crabtree Pub., c1981.
ISBN: 9780865050020
Characteristics: 64 p. :,ill. ;,29 cm.


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May 28, 2009

Topics covered;Before there were storesEarly trading posts17th and 18th century storesThe General Store as

The business center of the community

The bank

The Post Office

A contact with civilization

A social placeThe barter systemThe many roles of the storekeeperThe family of the country merchantThe outside of the General StoreThe storekeeper shows you the storeThe goods at the General StoreQuality, preservation and packagingCustomer relations

The adult customers

The children at the storeCity marketsCountry fairsTravelling merchants and peddlersSpecialized storesThe coming of the department storeCatalogs and advertising


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