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William Wrigley Jr

Joanne Mattern

William Wrigley Jr

Wrigley"s Chewing Gum founder

by Joanne Mattern

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Published by ABDO Pub. Co. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chewing gum industry,
  • Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Businessmen

  • About the Edition

    Describes the early life of William Wrigley, the businessman whose use of premiums in marketing made him a leader in the chewing gum business, explains how he built his company, and discusses his later life and ownership of the Chicago Cubs.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJoanne Mattern
    SeriesFood dudes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9970.5.C454 W756 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24902712M
    ISBN 101616135611
    ISBN 109781616135614
    LC Control Number2010027943
    OCLC/WorldCa645708764


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