Marketing, Business; Continent: Europe

Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead Same period as “Downton Abbey,” more name-dropping 336 pages (91% content before Acknowledgments, etc. begin) PBS’s “Mr. Selfridge” (a “Masterpiece” production) loosely bases its story on the life of Harry Gordon Selfridge. Selfridge was the American retailer whose London department store turned traditional shopping on its ear […]

5 People Who Should Get a History Book for Christmas

It’s Cyber Monday tomorrow! Time to hit the online stores for book orders. Sure, it’s easy to head for the nonfiction titles when shopping for a history nerd. Giving your dad another book about the Civil War is a slow pitch over home plate if he spends his summers at reenactments and touring battlefields. But, […]