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Farewell Woolworths - you were well worth it
by Esmerelda Weatherwax (Jan. 2009)
The demise of the household store FW Woolworth, or Woolies is not a happy event with which to begin 2009 which should have been the shops centenary year.
I know that the firm was originally an American foundation and the unhappy life of Barbara Hutton the "Woolworth's heiress" as she was called in the press, was well known. more>>>