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Macy's (originally '''R. H. Macy & Co., stylized as macy*s''') is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.wikipedia
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Rowland Hussey Macy

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H. Macy & Co., stylized as macy*s''') is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. (August 30, 1822 – March 29, 1877) was an American businessman who founded the department store chain R.H. Macy and Company.

Macy's Herald Square

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Macy's Herald Square, at Herald Square in the Manhattan borough of New York City, acts as the company's flagship store.
H. Macy and Company Store''') is the flagship of the Macy's department store chain; it is located on Herald Square in Manhattan, New York City.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Macy's conducts the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City since 1924 and sponsors the city's annual Fourth of July fireworks display since 1976.
The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, one of the world's largest parades, is presented by the U.S. based department store chain Macy's.

Bloomingdale's

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It became a division of the Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores in 1994 (later renamed as Macy's, Inc. in 2007), as a Bloomingdale's department store chain affiliate.
In 1994 the Macy's department store chain joined the "Federated Department Stores" holding company.

Department store

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H. Macy & Co., stylized as macy*s''') is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
In 1858, Rowland Hussey Macy founded Macy's as a dry goods store.

Isidor Straus

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Ownership of the company remained in the Macy family until 1895, when the Straus brothers acquired the company (now called "R. H. Macy & Co.").
Isidor Straus (February 6, 1845 – April 15, 1912) was a German-born American Jewish businessman, politician and co-owner of Macy's department store with his brother Nathan.

Nathan Straus

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Ownership of the company remained in the Macy family until 1895, when the Straus brothers acquired the company (now called "R. H. Macy & Co.").
Nathan Straus (January 31, 1848 – January 11, 1931) was a German-born, American merchant and philanthropist who co-owned two of New York City's biggest department stores, R.H. Macy & Company and Abraham & Straus.

Herald Square

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Macy's Herald Square, at Herald Square in the Manhattan borough of New York City, acts as the company's flagship store.
The most notable attraction is the Macy's Herald Square, the flagship department store for Macy's and the largest in the United States.

Davison's

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More distant acquisitions included Lasalle & Koch (Toledo, 1924), Davison-Paxon-Stokes (Atlanta, 1929), L. Bamberger & Co. (Newark, 1929), O'Connor Moffat & Company (San Francisco, 1945) and John Taylor Dry Goods Co. (Kansas City, 1947).
It was the major competition to Rich's and it took the Macy's name in 1986.

Lasalle & Koch

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More distant acquisitions included Lasalle & Koch (Toledo, 1924), Davison-Paxon-Stokes (Atlanta, 1929), L. Bamberger & Co. (Newark, 1929), O'Connor Moffat & Company (San Francisco, 1945) and John Taylor Dry Goods Co. (Kansas City, 1947).
The company was purchased by R.H. Macy Co. in 1923.

Aventura Mall

Macy's New York began opening stores outside of its historic New York City–Long Island trade area in 1983 with a location at Aventura Mall in Aventura, Florida (a suburb of Miami), followed by several locations in Plantation, Florida (now relocated from the Fashion Mall to the Broward Mall since the Burdine's acquisition), Houston, New Orleans, and Dallas.
Anchored by Macy's, JCPenney, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, the center is highlighted by a mix of over 300 stores, including Apple, Adidas, Anthropologie, Burberry, Cartier, Disney, Givenchy, Gucci, H&M, Louis Vuitton, MCM, Microsoft, Sephora, Topshop Topman and Zara.

Queens Place Mall

Macy's no longer fully occupies this building, which now contains the Queens Place Mall, with Macy's Furniture Gallery as a tenant; instead it moved its full outlet to the nearby Queens Center.
The building was constructed in 1965 as Macy's and was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

Independence Day (United States)

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Macy's conducts the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City since 1924 and sponsors the city's annual Fourth of July fireworks display since 1976.

RMS Titanic

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In 1912, Isidor Straus died in the sinking of the Titanic at the age of 67 with his wife, Ida.
Among them (with those who perished marked with a dagger†) were the American millionaire John Jacob Astor IV† and his wife Madeleine Force Astor, industrialist Benjamin Guggenheim†, painter and sculptor Francis Davis Millet†, Macy's owner Isidor Straus† and his wife Ida†, Denver millionairess Margaret "Molly" Brown, Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon and his wife, couturière Lucy (Lady Duff-Gordon), Lieut.

Bright's disease

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Macy died in 1877 from inflammatory kidney disease (then known as Bright's disease).

Santa Claus

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The store used publicity devices such as a store Santa Claus, themed exhibits, and illuminated window displays to draw in customers.
In the United States, the most notable of these is the Santa at the flagship Macy's store in New York City—he arrives at the store by sleigh in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on the last float, and his court takes over a large portion of one floor in the store.

Macy's East

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Subsequently, R. H. Macy & Co., Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on January 27, 1992, after which point its banks brought in a new management team, which shut several underperforming stores, jettisoned two-thirds of the luxury I. Magnin chain, and reduced Macy's to two divisions, Macy's East and Macy's West.
It was the operating successor to the original R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. and operates the Macy's department stores in the northeast U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Bamberger's

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More distant acquisitions included Lasalle & Koch (Toledo, 1924), Davison-Paxon-Stokes (Atlanta, 1929), L. Bamberger & Co. (Newark, 1929), O'Connor Moffat & Company (San Francisco, 1945) and John Taylor Dry Goods Co. (Kansas City, 1947).
In June 1929 Bamberger's was purchased by R.H. Macy Co.

Macy's West

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More distant acquisitions included Lasalle & Koch (Toledo, 1924), Davison-Paxon-Stokes (Atlanta, 1929), L. Bamberger & Co. (Newark, 1929), O'Connor Moffat & Company (San Francisco, 1945) and John Taylor Dry Goods Co. (Kansas City, 1947). Subsequently, R. H. Macy & Co., Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on January 27, 1992, after which point its banks brought in a new management team, which shut several underperforming stores, jettisoned two-thirds of the luxury I. Magnin chain, and reduced Macy's to two divisions, Macy's East and Macy's West.
R.H. Macy & Company, New York, New York acquired O'Connor Moffat in 1945 and on October 16, 1947 renamed the store Macy's San Francisco.

Plantation, Florida

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Macy's New York began opening stores outside of its historic New York City–Long Island trade area in 1983 with a location at Aventura Mall in Aventura, Florida (a suburb of Miami), followed by several locations in Plantation, Florida (now relocated from the Fashion Mall to the Broward Mall since the Burdine's acquisition), Houston, New Orleans, and Dallas.
In 1988, 10 years after the opening of the Broward Mall, two new shopping malls were opened in the city: The Fountains Shopping Mall (450,000 sq ft., at a cost of $60 million) and the Fashion Mall at Plantation (660,000 sq ft, featuring Macy's and Lord & Taylor as its anchor stores).

Abraham & Straus

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Federated also merged its Abraham & Straus/Jordan Marsh division with the new "Macy's East" organization based in New York, renaming the Abraham & Straus stores in metropolitan New York with the Macy's nameplate in 1995, and then erasing the Jordan Marsh moniker in New England in early 1996.
Shortly after Federated's 1994 acquisition of R.H. Macy & Company, it eliminated the A&S brand.

Jordan Marsh

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Federated also merged its Abraham & Straus/Jordan Marsh division with the new "Macy's East" organization based in New York, renaming the Abraham & Straus stores in metropolitan New York with the Macy's nameplate in 1995, and then erasing the Jordan Marsh moniker in New England in early 1996.
The brand was retired, and most stores were converted into the Cincinnati-based Macy's, in 1996.

Bullock's

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As part of its settlement with Campeau, Macy's purchased Federated's California-based, fashion-oriented Bullock's and its high-end Bullocks Wilshire and I. Magnin divisions.
In 1988, after an ugly takeover battle between Robert Campeau and Macy's for Federated, Bullock's and I. Magnin were sold by Campeau to Macy's as a consolation prize for one billion dollars, which plunged Macy's into debt.

Kaufmann's

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On February 1, 2006, Macy's East assumed operating control over the Filene's, Strawbridge's, many of the Kaufmann's stores in upstate New York and the Hecht's stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, D.C. and northern Virginia.
On September 9, 2006, Macy's retired the Kaufmann's name as Federated Department Stores converted the former May Company brands to its masthead.

Wanamaker's

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Federated followed that by leading a bid in mid-1995 to acquire the bankrupt Woodward & Lothrop/John Wanamaker organization in the mid-Atlantic region, a bid it lost to rival group led by long-time rival and future acquisition target The May Department Stores Company.
In 2006, Macy's Center City became the occupant of the former Philadelphia Wanamaker's Department Store, which is now a National Historic Landmark.