Retailing: Swinging Dayton's

When Twiggy made her 1967 U.S.

tour, she deigned to put in a personal appearance at only one department store. The same store was one of the first in the U.S. to introduce men's Carnaby Street fashions. It has also brought in Simon & Garfunkel, Dionne Warwick, and Spanky and Our Gang to entertain shoppers. Among art fanciers, it is known and respected for its Gallery 12, which sells Tom Wesselmann nudes as well as $8,000 Marisol wood sculptures. The store is Dayton's of Minneapolis, which has exhibited a flair for showmanship that...

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