Montgomery Ward was the name of two historically distinct American retail
enterprises. It can refer either to the defunct mail order and department store
National retailer of clothing, appliances, home furnishings and accessories.
Dec 29, 2000 ... Montgomery Ward & Company, once the greatest American retailer and ... The
stores closest to New York City are in Poughkeepsie and Kingston.
Montgomery Ward opened its first retail stores in 1926. By 1930 there were 556
of them across the country, and retail sales exceeded catalog sales. In 1968 ...
Dec 30, 2000 ... Although most people today think of Montgomery Ward as a chain of department
stores, the company was one of the dominant retailers in the ...
Jan 1, 2001 ... In closing its 250 Wards stores, the Chicago-based company will no doubt leave
... However, Montgomery Ward's departure from the retail industry. ... to find
stronger tenants to replace the 128-year-old department store chain, ...
SICs: 5311 Department Stores; 5722 Household Appliance Stores. Montgomery
Ward & Co., Incorporated is a national retailer with more than 400 stores in 43 ...
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During the 1880s competition in the form of major department stores began to ...
For much of the 20th century, Montgomery Ward, founded in 1872, reigned as
one of the country's largest department store and mail-order retail chains.
Aaron Montgomery Ward was born on February 17, 1844, in Chatham, New
Jersey, ... of St. Joseph, a market for outlying fruit orchards, and went to work in a
shoe store. ... When the business grew and department heads wrote