Chains

Ships and shoes and sealing-wax, cabbages and kings−it may not be long before all of these have each a chain of stores to vend them.

The latest chainizer, calling itself Gillette Camera Stores, Inc., selling kodaks, recently opened in Manhattan with two stores and 100-odd agencies which it calls "Gillette Film Stations." At these, one buys his latent roll of film, deposits his potential pictures for developing and printing at a central laboratory with a capacity of 10,000 rolls per day, to and from which delivery trucks course.

Other...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!