Macy's - Serramonte

Where
1 Serramonte Ctr, Daly City , CA
Call
(650) 994-3333
Web
Macy's - Serramonte Website
Tags
Shopping, Department Stores
Hours
Mon-Sat (10am-9pm)
Sun (11am-7pm)
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No one would have guessed that the small, fancy dry goods store that opened on the corner of 14th Street and 6th Avenue in New York City in 1858 would grow to be one of the largest department store retailers in the country.

But after several failed retail ventures, Rowland Hussey Macy's determination and ingenuity paid off at the age of thirty-six with the launch of R.H. Macy and Co. He adopted a red star as his symbol of success, dating back to his days as a sailor. First day sales totaled $11.06 but by the end of the first full year, sales grossed almost $90,000. By 1877, R.H. Macy & Co. had become a full-fledged department store occupying the ground space of eleven adjacent buildings. And the rest is history...

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