Montgomery Ward was the name of two historically distinct American retail
enterprises. It can refer either to the defunct mail order and department store
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Dec 29, 2000 ... Montgomery Ward & Co, once the greatest American retailer and ... company,
owned by General Electric, says it will close its 250 stores and ...
SICs: 5311 Department Stores; 5722 Household Appliance Stores. Montgomery
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May 4, 2011 ... But, by the 1880s, the department store was taking hold and competitors, most
notably Sears, begin to impact the business. By 1900, Sears ...
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
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 ...
Montgomery Ward. Montgomery Ward, better known as Wards, was founded by
Aaron Montgomery Ward in 1872 as the world's first mail-order business. At one ...
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, ...
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.