Business & Finance: Butterick Trust

For monopolizing 40% of feminine attention and boycotting other dictators of dress, the Butterick Co. and five other dress pattern concerns affiliated with it through consolidations or joint stock ownership, were prohibited by the Federal Trade Commission from selling patterns to dealers for resale at stipulated prices. The five affiliated companies: Federal Publishing, Standard Fashion, Butterick Publishing, New Idea Pattern, Designer Publishing, all of Manhattan.

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