Good Stuff Cheap
Ellis, Jerry, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship
Building #19, eponymously named for its original warehouse in Hingham, Massachusetts, is either the largest or the second largest salvage operation in the United States, depending on how you measure the competition. But Jerry Ellis, founder and CEO, does not care which position his company is in, as long as he can run Building #19 with his special mix of bargains, planned chaos, and humor. Always humor.
Building #19 grew out of necessity-the necessity to put food on the table for a growing (and hungry) family. In 1964, an unemployed and bankrupt Jerry Ellis tried something new with an old friend. Using their skills in marketing and bargain hunting, they set up a part-time retail …
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Publication information: Article title: Good Stuff Cheap. Contributors: Ellis, Jerry - Author. Journal title: New England Journal of Entrepreneurship. Volume: 3. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2000. Page number: 5+. © College of Business, Sacred Heart University Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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