Books tagged: business history

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Go Beyond the Party: 11 Simple Ways to Build Business Momentum
Price: $26.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: 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!
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
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
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » European
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
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 Firefighter Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » History » North America
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
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mergers & acquisitions
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.
Xerox Company Years of Growth & Innovation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Xerox was incorporated as M.H. Kuhn in 1906 and was changed to Haloid, the name of the street in Rochester where the business was located. My e-book identifies key steps that led to success for Haloid Company, Haloid-Xerox and then Xerox, after 1961.A key merger in 1935 gave Haloid access to a copier that could make copies in daylight. The book is a fine reference for students of business history.