Discount Retail Hoodies
Where shopping is always a pleasure. Caldor Inc., launched in 1951, was a leading retailer of upscale discount goods in the northeastern US. Caldor expanded rapidly beginning in the early 1980s to become the fifth largest discount chain in the nation by the early 1990s. The company sold nearly $2.5 billion worth of goods and employed a work force of more than 20,000 in 1994. A discount industry pioneer, Caldor predates the start of both Kmart and Wal-Mart by more than a decade. Despite its successes, Caldor suffered from financial issues in its later years and the company was liquidated in 1999.
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Happy Harry's was an American drugstore chain that was merged into Walgreens starting in 2006. Happy Harry's operated 76 locations in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. It was founded in 1962 by entrepreneur Harry Levin. It was announced on June 5, 2006 that the chain had agreed to be acquired by Walgreens.
Showcase your inner retro shopping center nerdiness with this vintage 80s style Gold Circle distressed logo. Gold Circle was a discount department store chain founded in 1967 in Columbus, Ohio. In 1984, Gold Circle was notable as the first major discounter to implement chain wide UPC barcode scanning. There was a total of 76 stores when the chain was sold and dismantled in 1988.
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