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One-Price Policy among Antebellum Country Stores
James D. Norris
The Business History Review
Vol. 36, No. 4 (Winter, 1962), pp. 455-458
Published by: The President and Fellows of Harvard College
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3111918
Page Count: 4
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While "higgling" always occurred to some degree in most country stores, this article establishes evidence that, for many basic commodities, a system of standard prices existed in some country stores long before the Civil War.
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