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A fascinating dual biography of the women who founded today's beauty industryThey were both born in the nineteenth century in humble circumstances-Helena Rubinstein in an orthodox Jewish household in Krakow, Poland, Elizabeth Arden on a farm outsi
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Historical and theoretical background 2. In this sense, shopping is no longer considered a pure economic act. Rather, it is regarded as an act being strongly associated with illusion, desires, self-fulfillment, seduction and dreams. With their innovative interior and exterior architecture, their overwhelming range of goods coming from all over the world, and their leisure time facilities, they manage to fascinate us. Many of this type of store include cinemas, theater shows, fitness center or sometimes even miniature golf courses or bowling centers. March 15, marks the birth of one of these great department stores, still sustaining its position in British society today: Selfridges. To this day, Harry Selfridge is highly praised as a unique marketing innovator.
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Shopping, Seduction and Mr Selfridge. My book is about the life and times of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the mercurial American retail genius who came over from Chicago to London in to plan, build and open his own store. He had worked for 25 years at Marshall Field in Chicago and brought with him a fair bit of money and a lot of expertise in the most sparkling, modern retail, design and shop-fitting techniques — most of them unheard of in London at that time. The book is set in , so tell us about your reaserch process into this period in history. I had already done a lot of research into the years for my first book War Paint which covered the lives of Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden who created the luxury beauty business and in particular Helena Rubinstein who opened her beauty salon in Grafton Street, Mayfair in When did your interest in Harry Gordon Selfridge begin?
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Search this site. The mastermind behind the faade was American retail genius Harry Gordon Selfridge: maverick businessman, risk-taker, dandy and one of the greatest showmen the retail world has ever known. His talents were to create the seduction of shopping, and as his success and fame grew, so did his glittering lifestyle: mansions, yachts, gambling, racehorses - and mistresses. From the glamour of Edwardian England, through the turmoil of the Great War and the heady excesses of the s and beyond, Selfridges Department Store was 'a theatre with the curtain going up at 9 o'clock each morning'. Mr Selfridge reveals the captivating story of the rise and fall of the man who revolutionised the way we shop. Chan Kim. Blue Ocean Strategy.
Look Inside. This magical emporium also featured Otis elevators, a bank, a rooftop garden with an ice-skating rink, and a restaurant complete with orchestra—all catering to customers from Anna Pavlova to Noel Coward. Selfridge navigated an extravagant world of mistresses, opulent mansions, racehorses, and an insatiable addiction to gambling. Lindy Woodhead worked in international fashion public relations for more than twenty-five years. During the late s she spent two years as the first woman on the board of directors of Harvey Nichols.
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This magical emporium also featured Otis elevators, a bank, a rooftop garden with an ice-skating rink, and a restaurant complete with orchestra—all catering to customers from Anna Pavlova to Noel Coward. Selfridge navigated an extravagant world of mistresses, opulent mansions, racehorses, and an insatiable addiction to gambling. Read more Read less.
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