7:50 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

PHOTOS: Early Wis. Department Store Offered Good Service - and an Elevator

People shopping in Lauerman Brothers Department Store in Marinette, Wis.
Michael Leannah/Wisconsin Historical Society Press

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Michael Leannah about Lauerman Brothers Department Store.

With Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, upon us, it's nice to think of days of yore when Christmas shopping meant a trip downtown to a fancy department store. 

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Economy & Business
12:52 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Milwaukee Delegation Making Deals at Retail Convention

Milwaukee businesses are making deals at ICSC
Credit kylemac, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Stacy Vogel Davis of the Business Journal of Milwaukee about a retail convention.

Milwaukee retail and civic leaders have spent the last several days in Las Vegas attending an event they hope will leave a mark on the city's retail scene.

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