Article thumbnail

Ayr-Way Discount Store



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:
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://images.indianahistory.o... (external link)

  • To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.

    Suggested articles