New Book Looks Back On 'Philadelphia's Golden Age Of Retail'Although the internet attracts a lot of shopping dollars today, there was a time when a few blocks of Philadelphia's Market Street were like the Mt. Everest of merchandizing.
The Little-Known Philadelphia Origins Of Black FridayBlack Friday has become a major marketing tool used by retailers nationwide, but the term originated right here in Philadelphia. And it wasn't because businesses finally showed a profit.
Gimbels Has ItIn Philadelphia, when you thought of Toyland and the Thanksgiving Day Parade, Gimbels was the department store that lured you to Market Street.

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