Aaron Montgomery Ward

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United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)

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As a traveling salesman in 1872, Aaron Montgomery Ward realized that rural dwellers were severely limited in access to goods and were dependent on the minimal stock their local country store could provide.
In 1872, traveling salesman Aaron Montgomery Ward experimented with mail order catalogs to sell products directly to his rural customers, lowering prices by removing the middleman at the general store.
In 1872 Aaron Montgomery Ward established the country's first mail-order business in downtown Chicago.
1872 Aaron Montgomery Ward, a traveling salesman concerned over the high prices rural Americans were paying for goods, conceived of selling merchandise by direct mail.
Williamson rests in the same cemetery as Aaron Montgomery Ward, founder of Chicago-based Montgomery Ward's, which signed Sammy Sosa as an endorser before going out of business at the end of 2000.
Its founder was Aaron Montgomery Ward, a clerk and traveling salesman who thought he could sell goods directly to people in rural areas by mail.
Aaron Montgomery Ward established the first of the modern mail-order houses in 1872 in Chicago.