The redemption store employees even competed for the title of "S courtesy queen," chosen by customers who were asked to vote for the employee who provided them with the most courteous service. The winner then competed for regional and national honors. Penney and Montgomery Ward, moved to the then brand new Crossroads Shopping Center, east of 28th Street. The S Green Stamp store moved there, too.
In the 1960s, anyway, one book of 1,200 stamps was worth $3, and customers could choose from 1,800 name brand items in the S catalog. Most people picked up one or two book items blenders, carving knives, and chafing dishes were popular but others saved for years and/or pooled their Under Armour Micro G Pro books in order to walk out with a big item, such as television. The highest priced goods included pianos and mink stoles, which had to be specially ordered.
Stamp programs faded away during the 1970s and the Sperry and Hutchinson Co. was sold by the founders' successors in 1981, then purchased from a holding Under Armour Shoes Green And Grey
The Sperry Hutchinson Co., the stamps' distributor, made its money by selling the stamps to retailers. The trade off to the retailers was in customer loyalty, since customers frequented the stores that gave out the stamps.
According to a Camera article from 1965, the most popular items that year were billfolds, toys, towels, sheets and glassware, and women "shopped" for items much more frequently than men. What was my first redemption? I got a portable metal document file, and I still use it to this day.
Although I didn't grow up in Boulder, the shoppers of the 1960s (and, likely, their children) collected green stamps, too. The process allowed average people a way to stretch their budgets to cover a few luxuries.
The Crossroads location, one of 870 in the country at the time, served a larger area than Boulder, and one employee worked full time just with telephone orders. In 1969, when business began to slow down, the store moved back downtown to 1222 Pearl St.
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firm by a member of the founding Sperry family in 1999. At that time, only about 100 stores were offering Green Stamps.
S Green Stamps stretched budgets to cover luxuries
When I was a child and accompanied my mother to the grocery store, she always handed me the S Green Stamps that came with her receipt. Retailers, primarily grocery stores and service stations, gave their customers Green Stamps Under Armour Shoes Indonesia
as bonuses, based on the dollar amounts of their purchases.
went out of their way to provide good service to their customers. The first redemption store in Boulder opened in 1962, at the former location of the Singer Sewing Co., 1413 Pearl St. There, the store's manager offered employee training sessions, built around eight discussion sessions ranging from "how to say good morning, to the handling of difficult customers."
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