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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Sir John Moores Littlewoods

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post

    Today we take mail order shopping for granted but in 1930s Liverpool unemployment was rife and obtaining credit was no easy matter for many cash-strapped families. John Moores' solution was to offer his customers a 'turn club' system of credit. The idea was that people would get together and form clubs and each member would pay one shilling a week into the kitty. Moores