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Joseph L. Hudson

Hudson (J. L.) Company

1881 - 1912

Retail

pre-1900 b. 1846
male
Personal
Born-Died1846 - 1912
BirthplaceEngland
RaceWhite
FatherWhite Collar Worker
Era - pre-1900

Hudson created new department store policies including the maintenance of full inventories to permit immediate delivery, moderate prices, and liberal return privileges for customers. He was also one of the first in the retail industry to attach visible prices to merchandise.