Frank Winfield Woolworth


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United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low-priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852-1919)

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But let's have no more crocodile tears for Frank Winfield Woolworth and Woolies, please.
IN 1879, Frank Winfield Woolworth opened his first "five cent" store in Utica, New York state.
The company was founded by New York-born Frank Winfield Woolworth in 1852.
But it was once a unique and ground-breaking company, whose American founder Frank Winfield Woolworth was one of the first retailers to embrace mass-production to keep prices down.
1878: Frank Winfield Woolworth opens his first store in New York.
Businessman Frank Winfield Woolworth set up the first Woolworths in New York in 1878.
ONE national newspaper sneered when farmer's boy Frank Winfield Woolworth decided to open his first UK store in Liverpool and said it would soon fail.
1852 - Frank Winfield Woolworth, merchant and founder of the chain store, was born in New York.