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Ayr-Way Discount Store

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In the 1960s Ayres also began a discount store called Ayr-Way. Managed by an Ayres cousin, David P. Williams, Jr., these businesses were a fore runner to the major discount stores shopped in today. Williams experimented with including discount groceries in the stores before the company was sold. The success of Ayr-Way created a blueprint for future businesses such as Target and Kmart.Destination Indiana - L.S. Ayres Family Journe

Topics: L.S. Ayres and Company; Retail trade; Department stores; Department stores--Indiana--Indianapolis
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1960
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/2992
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