Business: Personnel: Aug. 21, 1933

Last week the following was news:

Lew Hahn. chairman of Hahn Department Stores, Inc., announced last week that his contract with the company would expire Aug. 31, would not be renewed. From 1918 to 1928 as managing director of National Retail Dry Goods Association he was consulting expert for stores all over the country on how retailing could be done profitably. In the merger era of 1928 he came to the conclusion that department stores like everything else could be profitably run in chains. So 22 stores straddling the U. S. from Seattle to...

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