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Small-Town Charmer: Boscov’s Bucks Trend Of Regional Meltdown

WYOMISSING, Pa. — For Boscov’s, thinking out of the box means putting more into it. Like homemade fudge at $4 a pound, $14 neck...

"We do operate in a lot of depressed towns, like Johnstown, and Pottsville, Pa., but we’ve kept all these departments — major appliances, sporting goods, toys — and that creates traffic. We have 100 people on the floor at any one time. Penney’s, Sears, probably have half as many people," he said. "The name of the game is how to differentiate."
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