Frank Winfield Woolworth

Frank Winfield Woolworth
United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low-priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852-1919)
Syn: ↑Woolworth
Instance Hypernyms: ↑businessman, ↑man of affairs

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  • Woolworth,Frank Winfield — Wool·worth (wo͝olʹwûrth ), Frank Winfield. 1852 1919. American merchant. Starting in 1879, he built a national chain of five and tens. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Winfield House — Winfield House, London Winfield House ist ein Herrenhaus im Regent’s Park (London). Es ist die Dienstwohnung des US Botschafters im Vereinigten Königreich. Das Anwesen umfasst 49.000 m² und ist damit der größte Privatpark in London nach dem des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Winfield House — is a mansion set in 12 acres (49,000 m²) of grounds in Regent s Park, London, the largest private garden in or close to central London after that of Buckingham Palace. It is currently the official residence of the American Ambassador to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Woolworth Co. — U.S. merchandising company. F.W. Woolworth (1852–1919) founded his first five and ten cent store in 1879. By 1904 there were 120 stores in 21 states. The company s New York headquarters, the Woolworth building (1913), was once the world s tallest …   Universalium

  • Winfield House — 51° 31′ 51″ N 0° 09′ 52″ W / 51.5308, 0.1644 …   Wikipédia en Français

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