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Retailers' War On Department Shops

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The retail dealers of Chicago are now organized to fight department stores. The temporary association of retailers has been made permanent and hundreds of new names are enrolled. There are 50,000 retailers In the city and they employ 125,000 clerks. The plan now is to get every retailer and his clerks to agree to buy goods only from members of the association.