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SURVEY OF THE DECADES - SHOPPING
Shopping in the 1970s
Apply Now For A Sears Credit Card!Order by phone when you can't come in! Just look up the number of Sears Catalog Telephone Sales in your local telephone book.
Tell the salesperson you want to place a catalog order... give your name, Sears credit card number, and say "Charge It." You can pick up your order at your nearest Sears Store, or, in most areas, have it sent to your home.
In the 70s, Sears was the place to buy appliances. My mother
said they bought all of their appliances from Sears because they had an
excellent reputation for selling quality products at reasonable prices.
They would also send a repairman out to your house to fix anything that
did go wrong.
Started in the 1970s
Working Housewife's Shopping Habits Studied
In case you haven't already felt it, Madison Avenue is grabbing for your hard-earned dollar. "As consumers, women are becoming so important financially they are the big bombshell market of the future, if not right now," New York advertising woman Lois Geraci Ernst was quoted recently in the Wall Street Journal. (Read the Full Article With My Comments)
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