Essays Tagged: "Richard Warren Sears"

Richard W. Sears and Sears, Roebuck & Company

Richard Warren Sears and Sears, Roebuck, & CompanyRichard Warren Sears was born on December 7, 1 ... sum of money working as a blacksmith and a wagonmaker, but he lost it all in a stock-farm venture. Richard's father gave up soon afterwards, leaving Richard to be the family breadwinner at the age of ... the loft of the railroad station. In his spare time, he learned how the mail-order business worked.Richard got his opportunity to get into the mail-order business in 1886 when a shipment of watches f ...

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Subjects: Businesss Research Papers