How Does Timothy Eaton Revolutionize The Canadian Retail Industry?

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In December 1869, Timothy Eaton opened his first Toronto location, revolutionizing the Canadian retail industry, and changing Canadians’ shopping habits. The store soon became known for three things: selling goods at a fixed price and only for cash, while having a guaranteed return policy—all unprecedented practices most Toronto stores have not dared to implement . By 1907, less than 40 years after the first store was opened near East King Street, the T. Eaton Company has transformed into having two of the largest department stores in Canada . Eaton’s popularity began to spread across the country, and for over a century, the company has dominated the Canadian retail industry. Despite its immense impact and a geographic spread that paralleled

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