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Annie Turnbo Malone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(b. 9 August 1869; d. 10 May 1957), black beauty businesswoman.

The dawn of the twentieth century witnessed the materialization of the black beauty culture industry and the...

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Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — United States History.

(CBP)

The US agency responsible for collecting and administering import duties and for preventing the import of prohibited goods. In 2003 it became part of the Department of...

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chain store

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Marketing.

Multiple outlets that are commonly owned and controlled, have central buying and merchandising, and sell similar lines of merchandise. The most common type is the corporate chain store that...

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chambers of commerce

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Regional and National History.

In the UK, a voluntary organization, existing in most towns, of commercial, industrial, and trading businessmen who represent their joint interests to local and central government. The...

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conglomerate

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Business and Management.

An organization involved in multiple businesses. The businesses are very much independent from each other, with their own general managers and divisional boards setting business strategy.

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department stores

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History — Marketing.

A retail organization that carries a wide variety of products – typically clothing, home furnishings, and household goods; each department is managed by specialist buyers or merchandisers....

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exhibition

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing — History of the Americas.

A large-scale venue for the demonstration of goods and services from numerous producers usually brought together around a single theme or industry. These are an effective part of the...

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Gordy, Berry, Jr

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Management and Management Techniques.

(1929–)

Berry Gordy Jr was born on 28 November 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. Born and raised in a ghetto area of Detroit, Gordy tried his hand at professional boxing before ...

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Harvey Firestone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(1868–1938), industrialist, corporate executive.

Harvey Firestone was born near Columbiana, Ohio, to a well-to-do farm family. After graduating from high school in 1887, he held...

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Henry R. Luce

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Management and Management Techniques.

(1898–1967), magazine publisher and editor.

Born in China, the son of Presbyterian missionaries, he graduated from Yale in 1920. With his college classmate Briton Hadden, Luce in...

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