Books tagged: business history

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Go Beyond the Party: 11 Simple Ways to Build Business Momentum
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Price: $26.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Celebrating a business anniversary? Try these 11 strategic methods designed to attract and impress customers, boost their loyalty to you, and secure your high status reputation. While you’re helping your business, you will also be supporting local history and building your legacy! These are proven methods developed by a marketer/historian. Don’t let the opportunity pass you by!
Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Learn how a 19th century servant Martha Matilda Harper transformed her life and the lives of other poor women by creating modern franchising. With franchises worldwide, British royalty, the Kennedy clan, George Bernard Shaw, presidents of the United States all became her devoted clientele. Harper's life provides a blueprint for business success and how to use business for social change.
They Cooked the Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
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Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing
Bernard Madoff, Tom Petters and others amassed fortunes in massive Ponzi schemes, ruining unsuspecting investors, unaware their investments were connected to these criminals. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is about to collapse. Find out exactly where and when, and how to escape the carnage.
American Banking Through Crises and Consolidation: How Four Banks Bought 50% of America's Biggest Business
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Six weeks in the autumn of 2008 dramatically changed the direction and structure of American banking by taking size and consolidation to a new level that few fully yet understand. Like in all financial crises an inevitable result is the big banks get bigger and the number of banks fewer.