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The Birth of Shopping

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The untold social history of shopping including its role in cementing women's rights, economic change and social progress.

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The secrets of the retail game in the early part of the 20th century, including tactics like turning religious feast days into excuses for sales.
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The world's first department store was created by the cunning and visionary 19th-century French entrepreneur Aristide Boucicaut.

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