Monthly Archives: April 2012

150th Business Anniversary of FAO Schwarz Commemorates the Love of Toys

After emigrating from Germany to the United States, three Schwarz brothers opened a retail toy business, “Toy Bazaar,” in Baltimore, Maryland in 1862. Business boomed! The youngest of the brothers, Frederick August Otto Schwarz, moved to New York City and … Continue reading

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Universal’s 100th Business Anniversary Gift: Major Restoration of 13 Film Classics

Universal is marking its 100th business anniversary in 2012 with a celebration of its history and a commitment to the future of 13 classic films. In addition to unveiling an updated logo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E98iTbFqRuM), issuing special-edition Blu-ray movie packages and hosting … Continue reading

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100th Business Anniversary Finds Arthur Murray Waltzing Into Second Century of Success

Tall, lanky, 14-year-old Arthur Murray was too shy to socialize with girls until a friend who was popular with the ladies taught him a few dance steps. Murray enjoyed dancing so much that by age 17 in 1912 he was … Continue reading

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