A look at the business promotion history of the famed Larkin Company.
The full content is available in the Fall 2001 Issue.
The Larkin Company is still well known for their mail-order soap business, but they also operated various stores and markets during the early 1900s. Dr. Howard Stanger details the company’s ventures and why they failed.
The controversial Hubbard is best known for the Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, but he is also responsible for developing the “Larkin Idea.” Here we take a look at the influence of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle on both of these achievements.
Leonard Rambler Steel was always thinking big, and his approach to business made him – and his employees – very successful. But when the L.R. Steel Co. grew too big, too fast, the fallout was felt nationwide.