Woolworth
biographical name Frank Winfield 1852-1919 American merchant

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  • Woolworth — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Franklin Winfield Woolworth (1852–1919), Gründer der amerikanischen Kaufhaus und Supermarktkette Woolworth Woolworth, Woolworths oder Woolworth’s bezeichnet: die originale F.W. Woolworth Company von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Woolworth — s Woolworth s Création 1878 Disparition 1997 (Quand le nom changea en Foot Lo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Woolworth —   [ wʊlwəːθ], eigentlich F. W. Woolworth Co., amerikanisches Einzelhandelsunternehmen, gegründet 1879 von Frank W. Woolworth (* 1852, ✝ 1919) in Utica (N. Y.) als Geschäft, das nur Waren zu 5 Cent führte (»Einpreisgeschäfte«); Sitz: New York. Die …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Woolworth — Building at 233 Broadway in New York City; chain of stores once called 5 and 10 or five and dime …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Woolworth — [wool′wərth] F(rank) W(infield) 1852 1919; U.S. merchant …   English World dictionary

  • Woolworth — noun United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852 1919) • Syn: ↑Frank Winfield Woolworth • Instance Hypernyms: ↑businessman, ↑man of affairs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woolworth — /wool werrth /, n. Frank Winfield /win feeld /, 1852 1919, U.S. merchant. * * * …   Universalium

  • Woolworth — n. family name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Woolworth — Wool•worth [[t]ˈwʊlˌwɜrθ[/t]] n. big Frank Winfield, 1852–1919, U.S. merchant …   From formal English to slang

  • Woolworth — /ˈwʊlwəθ/ (say woolwuhth) noun F(rank) W(infield), 1852–1919, US merchant, founder of international chain stores …   Australian English dictionary

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