John Wanamaker - Quotes

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Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half. ---->>>

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.

When a customer enters my store, forget me. He is king. ---->>>

Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with. ---->>>

Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled. ---->>>

Courtesies cannot be borrowed like snow shovels; you must have some of your own. ---->>>

Keep up the old standards, and day by day raise them higher. ---->>>

I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, but I can never find out which half. ---->>>

It's easy to work for somebody else; all you have to do is show up. ---->>>

Nothing comes merely by thinking about it. ---->>>

It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 11, 1838
Birthplace:
Die: 12-12, 1922
Occupation: Businessman
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John Wanamaker (July 11, 1838 – December 12, 1922) was an American merchant and religious, civic and political figure, considered by some to be a proponent of advertising and a "pioneer in marketing". He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and served as U.S. Postmaster General.(wikipedia)