Synopsis by Kathleen Wildasin
Biography: R.H. Macy is a 50-minute A&E biographical portrait of 19th-century retail pioneer R.H. Macy. The program chronicles Macy's Nantucket boyhood and seafaring days, as well as his business failures and triumphs. Highlights include details of the first New York City Macy's department store and the empire it inspired. Commentary and photographs are featured.
business, businessperson, capitalism, empire, pioneer, store