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Service Merchandise

Service Merchandise is an online retailer and former retailer chain of catalog showrooms carrying fine jewelry, toys, sporting goods, and electronics that existed for 68 years (from 1934 to 2002). The company's former chairman and CEO, Raymond Zimmerman, resurrected the Service Merchandise name to create a new web store in 2004 (ServiceMerchandise.com) after buying the name and logo at an auction.

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Sawgrass Mills - History
... Maxx, Service Merchandise and the first location of Last Call From Neiman Marcus ... Signature Furniture (in the old Service Merchandise space) ... A lawsuit ensued when catalog showroom chain Service Merchandise opened instead, as the Luria company blamed Mills Corporation for choosing Service Merchandise instead ...
Ellman's
... Directly competing with Service Merchandise, Ellman's was ultimately bought out by Service Merchandise in 1985 and all stores were converted to Service Merchandise ...
Zalma, Missouri - History
... Slagle General Merchandise Store across the way would burn also ... between Cape Girardeau and Delta, but service did not begin until Jan ... of two years spent in military service, he continued in this capacity until his retirement ...
Century Mall - History
... Simon then split the Goldblatt building among Burlington Coat Factory, Service Merchandise, and other stores ... court was located near the south side of the mall, located near the long corridor leading to Service Merchandise and Burlington Coat Factory ... Service Merchandise relocated in 1995 to a new store roughly half a mile away at the Crossings at Hobart shopping center ...
List Of Defunct Retailers Of The United States - Catalog Showrooms
... selling showrooms due to shrinking market share, and stopped retailing non-jewelry merchandise ... Some showrooms were acquired by Service Merchandise. 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time Consumers and Consumers Express K's Merchandise Service Merchandise — filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1999 ceased operations by early 2002 ...

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