Pitch perfect: retail establishments

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market retail establishments.

America’s gift and gadget headquarters, (The Bar Mart, Inc.), New York.
America’s most beautiful store (Russek’s), New York.
An outstanding store in an outstanding town (C. F. Jackson), Findlay, Ohio.

Benjamin’s quality is the difference that tells (Benjamin’s), Salisbury, Md.
Best always comes from Small’s The (Small’s), New York.
Best little town store (Oyster), Lumberport, W. Va.
Bridal House, The (Lenora Ormsby, Inc.), New York.
Business men’s department store, The (McManus Troup Co.), Toledo, Ohio.

Cancer harms elderly and tired employees remorselessly (Nelots Sanatorium).
Cleveland’s better food markets (Kroger’s).

Dollars expand buying from Rand (Rand Drug Store).

Everything for everywoman (G. W. Gates), Anderson, Ind.

Fabricate ideas into metal products. (Grammes & Sons, Inc.), Allentown, Pa.
Follow the trend of youth to the Collegiate Shop (Indianapolis).
For good eating at sensible cost (A & P Stores).
For important clothes, it’s Kerman stores (Chicago).
For stores of quality standard (J. Schoeneman, Inc.), Baltimore, Md.
Friendly Store, The (Oliver A. Olson Co., Inc.), New York.
From Maine to Texas . . . and growing (A. Schulte), New York.

Good values consistently (N. Y. Merchandise Co, Inc.), New York.

Heart of Milwaukee, The (Boston Store), Wisconsin.
House of Quality, The (Victoria Paper & Twine Co.).

I bring my store to your door (McConnon & Co.), Winona, Minn.
If it has merit, Merritt has it (Merritt Grocery Store)(, Coronado, Calif.
It pays to buy where you buy in safety (A. Jaeckel & Co.), New York.
It pays to store where you store in safety (A. Jaeckel & Co.).
It pays you to buy from Schwabacher-Frey (stationery store), San Francisco.

King of them all (Rex-all Stores).
Known for values (W. T. Grant Co.), New York.

Largest in the world because we serve the people best (United Cigar Stores).

Make Second Street first (Geo. Lofink Men’s Shop), San Jose, Calif.
Meeting place of the thrifty, The (Hunter’s Variety Store), Memphis, Tenn.
Meet me at the fountain (Greenhut-Siegel-Cooper), New York.
More for the price, whatever the price (Geo. J. Wolff Dry Goods).
More than an office building (Fifth Ave. Bldg.), New York.

National institution from coast to coast, A (Browning King & Co.), New York.
Nationwide institution, A (J. C. Penney & Co., Inc.), New York.
No one is in debt to Macy’s (New York).

O’Donnell Delivers (O’Donnell’s Package Store), Holyoke, Mass.
O’Donnell delivers quality, variety and service.
Oldest mail order house is today the most progressive, The (Montgomery Ward).
Oldest Window Shade House in America, The (C. W. Breneman Co.), Cincinnati.
Only store of its kind, The (The Bar Mart, Inc.), New York.
On the Square (Klein’s), New York.

Paris shop of America, The (Gidding).
Pittsburgh’s Greatest Store (Kaufmann & Baer Co.), Pittsburgh.
Prices are born here . . . raised elsewhere (Food City Stores), Grand Rapids.

Rexall for reliability (Rexall Drug Co.).

Service that serves (Buchanon Drug Stores), Memphis, Tenn.
Service wherever you go (National Tire Stores), Denver, Colo.
Shop at Sears and save (Sears Roebuck), New York.
Shop is known by the company it keeps, A (G. B. Raffetto, Inc.), New York.
Shop with people of taste (B. Altman & Co.), New York.
Specialty shop of Originations (Bonwit Teller & Co.), New York.
Spend fifty, be thrifty (The Chocolate Shop), Buffalo, N. Y.
Stations of Reputation (Sobol Bros.), New York.
Stores of friendly service, The (H. C. Bohack), Brooklyn, N. Y.
Store of individual shops (Franklin Simon & Co.), New York.
Stores taht connects your door, The (Furst-McNess Co.), Freeport, Ill.

There is one near you (Rexall Drug Stores).
There’s one near you to serve you (Singer Sewing Center).
Treasure House of Silks, The {Primrose Silk Stores), New York.

We sell everything, the best for less (Woodward’s Dept. Store).
Where the thrifty throng (Adamore’s Shoe Store).
Where you get what you want and ilke what you get (Seeger & CO.).
Woman’s Store of the Eastern shore, The (Benjamin’s), Salisbury, Md.
Worth looking for (Nyal Drug Stores).

Yards of thrift (Atlantic Mercantile Corp.), New York.
You can sit at the wheel while you close the deal (Sobol Stations).
You can feel the difference, your friends see it (Frederic’s Beauty Shop).
You never pay more at Bests’ (Best & Co.).
Your money’s worth or your money back (S. Klein’s store), New York.

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