How Did 18 Shoe Stores All Compete In 1920 Atlantic City, NJ
Thank you to Kenneth McIntyre, Administrator from the Facebook Page, "| Grew Up Or Lived in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
McIntyre posted an advertisement from 1920. I was Fascinated by at least two things:
How many shoe stores there were in Atlantic City in 1920.
How well they appeared to work together, even though they were competitors.
There were at least 18 shoe merchants on Atlantic Avenue in Atlantic City. By today's standard, it's hard to fathom how 18 businesses could compete in the same business in such proximity to one another.
Just look at this incredible ad from 1920.
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