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Hello Yellow: Selfridge’s 100th Birthday

Hello Yellow: Selfridge’s 100th Birthday

Posted on 24. Jun, 2009 by ideaworks.

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Tweet Exactly 100 years ago, an American entrepreneur named Harry Gordon Selfridge launched London’s first dedicated department store to a blaze of publicity. In the opening week alone, he spent the equivalent of over $2 million in today’s money on daily full page newspaper ads to put the new store on the map. That same [...]

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