Business & Finance: Corporations

Corporation

Last week the following newsworthy corporations made the following news:

Scots' Store. In 1854 two God-fearing young Scots named Samuel Carson and John Taylor Pirie opened a dry goods shop in Amboy, Ill, then the headquarters of Illinois Central Railroad. "Carson & Pirie's One Price Cheap Cash Store" made so much money that the founders, with the help of two more Scots named Scott, opened four more stores and a wholesale business in Chicago. One Sunday in 1866 Founder Carson, a stanch Baptist, met at church a shrewd, twinkly-eyed Scot named Andrew MacLeish whose...

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