American Retail Mind Map

19 Sep

So today we are going to cover mindmap of Americal retail stores..

1858: Macy’s

Macy’s has conducted the annual Macys thanksgiving day parade in New York City since 1924 and has sponsored the city’s annual 4th July  fireworks display since 1976. Macy’s Herald square is one of the largest department stores in the world.

1872: Bloomingdale’s

Bloomingdale's Logo.svg

Owned by Macy’s

1886: Sear’s

short name for Sears, Roebuck & Company

the Sears catalog had become known in the industry as “the Consumers’ Bible”

1901: Nordstorm

Founded in 1901 by John Nordstorm and Carl F. Wallin, the company began as a shoe retailer and expanded its inventory to include clothing, accessories, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, etc

1902: JC Penney

1902: Target

A red bullseye with one ring is shown.

Target Corporation is the second-largest retailer in the United States. Founded by George Dayton and headquartered in Minneapolis, the company was originally named Goodfellow Dry Goods in June 1902 before being renamed the Dayton’s Dry Goods.

1962: Walmart

Walmart logo.svg

1969: 99 cents only

Founder Dave Gold first came up with the idea as a means to liquidate slow selling wines at his liquid store.


It advertises that it is open “9 days a week”

1976: Costco

Costco was the second largest retailer.

1980: Whole foods market

Whole Foods Market logo.svg

Precursors of Whole Foods were John Mackey and Renee Hardy Lawson’s SaferWay store, founded in 1978, and Craig Weller and Mark Skiles’ Clarksville Natural Grocery, both in Austin, Texas

1983: Sam’s club

Sams Club.svg

American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart. It is second behind Costco.

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Posted by on September 19, 2017 in DAILY DOSES


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