Category: Business Anniversaries

How Old Is Your Company? Are You Sure?

Photo by Drama Book Shop, which will keep its "Since 1917" tagline even though 1916 may be the founding year
Amusing piece in The New York Times: New York City’s Drama Book Shop thought it was 100 years old until it did some research. So much for its “Since 1917” tagline! Any corporate historian has similar stories to tell. If you’re asking “How old is my company?”,[...]
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“I’m going to be in a book!”

From the CorporateHistory.net library. We typically interview from 40 to 80 employees and retirees for each book.
Reminder of why corporate histories matter: We got the following thank-you from a young insurance agent who is part of a three-generation family of agents affiliated with our client (their 90th anniversary book is in progress). His grandmother, still alive and well, was an early agent. “THANK[...]
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