Genealogy Projects tagged with retail on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Shopkeepers

    "No man of sense ought to be ashamed of being called a shopkeeper" - Napoleon This is a global project - everyone is invited to add their retailing ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. See Notable Retailers Notes From ...

  • Grocers

    Grocers Beginning as early as the 14th century, a grocer (or "purveyor") was a dealer in comestible dry goods such as spices, peppers, sugar, and (later) cocoa, tea and coffee. These items were bought in bulk, hence the term grocer from the French "grossier" meaning wholesaler, this term derived from Medieval Latin "grossarius" from which we also derive the word gross (meaning a quantity of t...

  • Notable Retailers

    The object of this project is to catalogue notable retailers or business magnates, founders of big chain stores etc., linking them to profiles and trees on GENi. These giants mostly started out as ordinary shopkeepers. The project is international. See also Shopkeepers where you can add profiles of those who were the backbone of society - ordinary shopkeepers. Note: Links in bold are to G...