How Is Macy's Successful

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Macy’s, a small dry goods store was opened in New York City in 1858 by Rowland H. Macy where Macy’s was initially opened as ‘R.H. Macy & Co.’ before it became one of the world’s largest retailers. The famous red star symbol was used as their company logo as Rowland H. Macy’s symbol of success during his sailor days. By 1877, R.H. Macy & Co. had become fully developed department store after a great success in sales since its’ opening store in 1858. Macy’s was also known for its several first changes and practices in the retail industry such as the one-price system which the same items are sold at the same price and Macy’s was also the first retailer to hold a New York City liquor license. In November 1902, Macy’s moved uptown to its present …show more content…

or later known as Macy’s Inc. acquired R.H. Macy’s in 1994 then became the world’s largest premier department store company as the Federated Department Stores operated over 400 department stores and more than 157 specialty stores in 37 states. As from 1995 until 2006, Federated Department Stores have also acquired several department stores converting to the Macy’s nameplate such as A&S Department Stores, The Broadway Department Stores, I. Magnin, Jordan Marsh Department Stores of Boston, Stern’s Department Stores, Liberty House operations and finally The May Department Stores Company. Macy’s Inc. now currently have approximately 800 stores in virtually every major geographic market in the United States including their official website, the “macys.com”. Macy’s Inc. also is currently a parent company of 3 subsidiaries companies which are Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, and Bluemercury Inc. where Bluemercury was acquired recently in March 2015 by Macy’s Inc. Recently, Macy’s Inc. announced that they are planning to open its stores in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2018 with partnership of Al Tayer Group LLC whereby it will be Macy’s first and Bloomingdale’s second international store location at Al Maryah

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