aaron montgomery ward :
- n United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
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- Ward altered U.S. shopping
Just after the Civil War, a young Aaron Montgomery Ward traveled railroads and dusty wagon tracks across the South and Midwest, selling a wide range of dry goods. He had plenty of time to think about how companies could sell better goods at cheaper prices.
Feb. 17, 2014 - The Journal News