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Some things never change

June 29, 2009

New York City: consumers mob a popular flagship store, clamoring to be among the first to own the latest and greatest in technology. iPhone frenzy? Hardly. In 1945, Gimbels sold out of thousands of revolutionary (at the time) ballpoint pens for $12.50 each - or roughly $150 in 2009 dollars. Here's an ad from the […]

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