Business: Packaged America

Members of the New York Stock Exchange who chanced to walk past the corner of Madison Avenue and 43rd Street in the last month have been taken aback by what they saw. In the long narrow office where once was a dressy branch of defunct Pynchon & Co., the firm of Pirnie, Simons & Co., Inc., members of no exchange and backed by celebrated Promoter Archie Moulton Andrews, has what its salesmen call "our store."

In the Pirnie, Simons store are tables stacked with crackers, condensed milk, razor blades, patent medicines, adding machines and other...

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