Business: N.R.D.G.A. from U.S.C. of C.

To Atlantic City for a board meeting fortnight ago went the potent U. S. merchants who direct the policies of the National Retail Dry Goods Association. The decisions of these directors affect 5,600 N.R.D.G.A. members selling $5.000,000,000 worth of merchandise annually in the nation's department, dry goods and specialty stores. At Atlantic City the directors of the Dry Goods Association made two significant decisions, one announced immediately, one last week.

First was a proposal for a retailing "NRA" founded on state instead of Federal statutes. At the next Dry Goods convention in January the...

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