In LS Ayres the author traces the stores 100 history through 3 wars, the Great Depression and the changing tasts and shopping habits of America in the 60s and 70s. he offers strategic takeaways that explain not only the store's success, but that also apply to anyone who wants to be successful in business.In the days before housewares became disposable, customers took them to Ayres to be repaired. ... Flowers, seeds, lawn mowers, fertilizer, garden hoses, and hardware were available at the storea#39;s garden shops, ... As late as 1967, just a few feet away from imported crystal and $2, 200 Boehm porcelain birds on the fifth floor, customers could shop for Lawn-Boy and AMC rotary and riding lawn mowers, anbsp;...
|Title||:||L. S. Ayres and Company|
|Author||:||Kenneth L. Turchi|
|Publisher||:||Indiana Historical Society - 2012|