This Day in Jewish History || Founder of Filene’s department stores is born
Edward Filene not only pioneered the bargain basement: he recognized that a happy worker is a productive one.
September 3, 1860 is the birthday of Edward Filene, who is best known for making the eponymous Boston-area department-store chain founded by his father into one of America’s great retail emporiums, together with his brother.
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