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Retailing in the thirties

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Retailing in the thirties

A newspaper advert (possibly The Leiston Observer) showing Grandfather's vast stock ready for the first day of his then-famous "Reap Sales"; Saturday 28th September 1938, my late father John was five years old then.

Herbert's marketing skills didn't end there; he would paint Sale slogans on the roads approaching the town, on the tarmac.

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