Milton J. Petrie
Petrie Stores
1932–1993
Petrie Stores
1932–1993
Location, location, location. Petrie had a keen sense for “hot real estate” which he used to create a new form of retailing – the women’s specialty store. By focusing on the teen market and insisting on quick inventory turns, he created a new retail industry – one that would spawn The Gap, The Limited, and others.

Personal