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Despite having an interesting premise (the birth of modern retail in the UK by a savvy American entrepreneur) and soapy plots involving characters from the company boardroom to the loading docks, the …
Apparently I wasn't the only one who thought that Jeremy Piven, starring as the titular character in the Masterpiece series Mr. Selfridge, was simply too much. It wasn't just his jarring American acce…
American entrepreneur Harry Gordon Selfridge grew up in poverty and cut his teeth working his way up at Marshall Fields department store in Chicago. But he had big ideas: bringing his American-style e…
The first couple decades of the twentieth century have been hot in entertainment these days, especially with the huge success of Downton Abbey. A world war kick-started rapid social change, and advanc…