Business & Finance: Macy's in Wilkes-Barre

Manhattan's R. H. Macy & Co. sells under its own brand name in its famed department store some 3,000 articles including bicarbonate of soda, Epsom salts, witch hazel, face powder, lipstick, milk of magnesia, shaving cream, peroxide, cascara pills. Last week a consignment of 48 of ''Macy's Own" drugs and cosmetics, including those named, arrived not at Broadway & 34th Street but in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where it soon filled a large window and several counters in the "Boston Store" of Fowler, Dick & Walker. Wilkes-Barre citizens, dripping from an all-day downpour, bought 15% of the shipment on the first day. For...

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