Business & Finance: Trade v. Inflation

Manager of the Retail Trade Board of the Boston Chamber of Commerce since 1923 has been a ruddy, white-crested lawyer of 47 named Daniel Bloomfield. A relative by marriage of both the Morgenthau and Filene families, Dan Bloomfield began his career as Lincoln Filene's associate in Boston's big Filene department store. In 1928 he conceived an idea which seemed unlikely to set the world afire: a Conference on Distribution to parallel the conference on national and international problems held annually by the Institute of Human Relations at Williamstown, Mass. But under two enthusiasts,...

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