- Author : Victoria Buenger
- Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
- Release Date : 2008-03
- Genre: Business & Economics
- Pages :
- ISBN 10 : 1603440542
Texas Merchant Book Description :
Customers also found a stunning array of goods - fur coats and canned tuna, pianos and tractors - and an environment that combined the spectacular with the familiar. But the story of Leonards goes beyond the store and the man who made it. For Marvin Leonard, downtown Fort Worth and Leonards were always intertwined. Leonards gave Fort Worth a special identity, a distinctiveness, and an attraction to the city's center. When Tandy bought Leonards and later sold it to Dillard's, Fort Worth's image and character changed....