AT Stewart

AT Stewart, an Irishman, occupies a little narrow place on Broadway a few feet wide, where he peddles needles, and thread and tape for years.

AT Stewart suddenly bloomes out in a palatial building, with a thousand clerks behind his counters, and twenty million dollars worth of goods upon the shelves.

The Italianate design, faced with Tuckahoe marble, featured four floors of pedimented windows, the first commercial building in the United States to display an extravagant exterior.

To display merchandise the "Marble Palace" at 280 Broadway emphasized natural light from the structure's central rotunda and high ceilings.

At the same time, there is a branch store of AT Stewart & Co., in Glasgow, Scotland, and another in Germany; besides establishments in Belfast, Ireland, and in Paris.

The peculiarity of his style of business was, that AT Stewart had in his store a number of departments; and, in the various departments, goods of every variety, of the best quality, and at the cheapest wholesale prices and - AT Stewart & Co. focused on customer service.

propaganda was designed to deceive the public as to the means by which AT Stewart could sell such excellent goods so cheap.

The myth was that he bought his goods at auction, and very cheap, because they were the tail end of stocks, and damaged; and that Mrs. Stewart renovated them, and thus enabled him to fool the ladies of New York, and make them believe them new goods.

1876 Stewart hires twenty clerks to read, respond and mail out entailed orders.

That year he profited by over $500,000 from the mailing business alone.

"AT Stewart could not have kept up his stock by auction purchases; nor could he have obtained such goods at auction, nor could Mrs. Stewart renovate all the goods sold in Glasgow, Belfast and Germany.

AT Stewart owned no interest in the grand buildings erected by AT Stewart & Co. at Saratoga, no interest in AT Stewart & Co. in Glasgow, Scotland, nor in the Germany.

AT Stewart had no interest in the business except a commission on sales.

AT Stewart broke down one thousand retail merchants in New York City, many of whom became his clerks.

After AT Stewart's death three immense establishments were started in New York City on the model of AT Stewart's, keeping in the various departments excellent goods retailed at wholesale prices." - LB Woolfolk

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