Sunday, January 29, 2017

SALES PEOPLE of the past

   
S A L E S   P E O P L E  of  the  past
   
 an actual 1904 magazine ad
   
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1851 cartoon 
an 1851 cartoon about an old sales trick
     
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1895 Road Spindle by Frontenac advertising
 The all-new 1895 Road Spindle "hangs low" and
is "very tasty". . . for the cool rebel in us all.

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1890s retail store interior illustration
The wasted space in this 1890s retail store is typical of  the times.
Click images twice for full size

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1895 storefront photograph
 Shoplifting was common in 1895.

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1904 store security cases photograph
 A 1904 clothing store
 
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another 1904 clothing store
 
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1906 advertising slogans
A 1906 book on in-store advertising suggests placing hand-painted signs, like these slogans.
 
S A L E S   P E O P L E a 1911 shopping mall interior illustration
a 1911 shopping mall
 
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1913 store window animated display
A 1913 store window display, "Le torrent de Chemises"
 
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Horace Taylor poster art 1926
a Horace Taylor poster, 1926
  
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a 1938 store demonstration island illustration
a 1938 store demonstration island
 
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1940s real estate agent and shack
the sales-people tasked with selling our estates

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1947 flying flying helicar illustration
Do traveling sales-people still exist? This helicar is from 1947.

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1917 store returns
       
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1950 illustration of shoppers
Signage plus display equals product movement in 1950.

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In-store display tables photograph 1953
Wooden in-store display tables, 1953
 
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 an 1871 street vendor
 
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1967 carpet store interior color photograph with models
A 1967 carpet salesman knows that mature adults are wise to old sales tricks.
That's why the 18 to 30 year old customer is so important.
 
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Mark Knudson cartoon, Well known American types, National Lampoon magazine 1980
     
    
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EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED & MORE!!!




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