Robert Laidlaw man for our time / Ian Hunter.
By: Hunter, Ian.
Contributor(s): Laidlaw, Robert A. (Robert Alexander).Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Castle Pub., c1999Description: 354 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, ports ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0958212406 (pbk.).Other title: Man for our time | Triumph against all odds [Cover subtitle:].Contained works: Laidlaw, Robert A. 1885-1971. Reason why | Laidlaw, Robert A., 1885-1971. Reason why.Subject(s): Laidlaw, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1885-1971 | Laidlaw, Robert A., 1885-1971 | Farmers' Trading Company -- History | Businessmen -- New Zealand -- Auckland -- Biography | Department stores -- New Zealand -- History | Laidlaw, Robert A -- (Robert Alexander) -- 1885-1971 | Businessmen -- New Zealand -- Biography | Department stores -- New Zealand | Laidlaw, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1885-1971 | Businessmen -- New Zealand -- Auckland BiographyDDC classification: 658.871092
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
As a young man of 25, Robert Laidlaw launched a small mail-order business. With daring courage he overcame world wars, economic depression and tragic loss to build one of the largest retail chains in the Southern Hemisphere. From the highlands of Scotland to the shores of New Zealand, from Henry Ford's moving assembly line in Detroit to the beaches of Normandy, this panoramic biography of one of the 20th century's greatest businessmen is a story that will capture your heart and inspire you to action. A must-read for business professionals.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-354).
Includes bibliographic references (p. 339-354).
The reason why / by Robert A. Laidlaw.
Robert A. Laidlaw, man for our time / Ian Hunter -- The reason why / by Robert A. Laidlaw.
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