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Woolworths, a history in books

In the death of an institution, or as the BBC called it the end of an era, Woolworths became one of the major casualties of the current recession. The chain planted its roots in the late 1800s in the US and eventually opened its first UK stores in 1909. In 1910 Frank Woolworth, the company’s […]

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The Great Crash 1929 by John Galbraith

John Galbraiths book about the similarities between The Great Crash and every financial bubble that has occurred since is once again a hot item as people try and make sense of the yo-yo like actions of the stock market in recent weeks. The Great Crash, 1929 has been in print since it became a bestseller […]

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