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Robert E. Price

Price Company

1976 - 1993

Retail

1970 b. 1942
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduatePomona College
Personal
Born-Died1942
Birthplace
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Large Business
Era - 1970

Price, along with his father, founded the first discount-shopping club. Initially targeting small businesses, the Price Club opened up memberships to individuals and other organizations who could benefit from bulk/warehouse purchasing discounts. With his business concept, Price spawned a new industry that would produce a new retail landscape including BJís Warehouse, Samís Club, and Costco.