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The glory days of Buffalo shopping

Author: Michael F Rizzo
Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2013.
Series: Landmark department stores
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Buffalo boasts many attractions, from sports teams to unique culinary offerings. The city also once was a shopper's paradise, and those fond memories live on todayfor generations of locals. Buffalo native Seymour Knox helped his cousin Frank Woolworth open his famous chain of stores nationwide, and Cresbury Clothes remained a multigenerational family business for most of the twentieth century. Well-recognized
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Rizzo
ISBN: 9781626193017 1626193010
OCLC Number: 858901606
Description: 190 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Landmark department stores
Responsibility: Michael F. Rizzo.

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"Buffalo boasts many attractions, from sports teams to unique culinary offerings. The city also once was a shopper's paradise, and those fond memories live on todayfor generations of locals. Buffalo native Seymour Knox helped his cousin Frank Woolworth open his famous chain of stores nationwide, and Cresbury Clothes remained a multigenerational family business for most of the twentieth century. Well-recognized national chains, like the A & P, and local department storeslike AM & A's and Sattler's were among the great retailers that dotted the mainstreets of the Queen City. Others, like Tops Markets, were bought out by largercorporations. In this new, updated edition, join Buffalo native Michael Rizzoas he revisits the days when Buffalo's streets were lined with stores and itssidewalks crowded with shoppers"--

"History of major retailers in Buffalo, New York"--

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