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This Week in Business History for August 30th: The Man with the Red Star Tattoo- R. H. Macy
30th August 2022 • This Week in Business History • Supply Chain Now
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In this episode of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner shares the story behind Macy’s department stores, starting on the island of Nantucket in Massachusetts.

Founder Rowland Hussey Macy’s life crossed past with many major historical milestones. He was a part of the Atlantic whaling boom, went west with the Gold Rush, and found his fortune in New York City. Despite many failures, he never stopped pushing.

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