Business: Fifth Avenue to Greenwich

As cities grow and their suburbs thicken, city merchants find it increasingly wise to take their wares to the suburbs for sale. New York and Chicago particularly have become surrounded by rich buying areas far from Fifth Avenue and State Street. Last week Fifth Avenue lost more trade. Opened with much civic and social pomp was a large new store of Franklin Simon & Co. in Greenwich, Conn. Not the first nor the second New York store to open a branch outside the Metropolitan area (B. Altman...

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