Secrets of Selfridges

Secrets of Selfridges

DVD - 2013
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Selfridges was the brain child of an American-Mr. Harry Gordon Selfridge. He brought about a complete revolution in the way that Londoners shopped, introducing a new American retail model which made shopping less of a practical pursuit and more of a luxurious adventure. But there was another side to the story-Harry's private life. When it began to seep into his business, the effect on him and his store was devastating.
Publisher: Arlington, VA :, PBS,, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9781608839926
Branch Call Number: DVD 381.141 Sel
Additional Contributors: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

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Jun 28, 2014

Selfridge was brilliant in transferring US marketing and service to a very different shopping culture in London. he was very un-brilliant in losing a great deal of money, and eventually his store, to gambling. very interesting that the store is now owned by a Canadian family.

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