Image

7:50 AM / Friday February 24, 2017

11 Feb 2017

Boscov’s Albert Boscov Dies At 87

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
February 11, 2017 Category: Local Posted by:

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania businessman and entrepreneur Al Boscov has died at the age of 87.

Boscov recently revealed that he was battling cancer.

Jim Boscov, the CEO and Vice Chairman and the third generation to run the company, announced that Boscov passed away on Friday in Reading.

Boscov took over the family business in 1914, helping to build one of the largest family owned department stores in the United States.

“Albert Boscov was truly one of the giants in the retail industry, “Jim Boscov said in a statement. “He was a man of vision and passion and he had a profound influence on the retail business community and the community at large. We are committed to continue on the strong foundation he has created and to carry on in the spirit and philosophy he’s instilled. Building on his legacy we will remain the largest family owned department store in the country.”

 

 

Image

 

 

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Leave a Comment

Recent News

Health

Diabetes patients often skip eye exams: Survey

February 17, 2017

BPT The leading cause of blindness, diabetes, is steadily growing and is expected to affect one in...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: How to help older drivers give up the car keys

February 17, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, What tips can you recommend that can help me deal with my mom’s bad...

Go With The-Flo

Mikki Taylor will host the third event in the “TalkingBEAUTY” brunch series at the The Harlem Fine Arts Show

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mikki Taylor (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, the Adele...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 20

February 17, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: According to the Urban Dictionary, Wednesday is Hump Day – “the midway...

Color Of Money

Homeless haircuts: Salvation of Sorrows boosting pride and dignity, one head at a time

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chris Anderson (c) and his barbers work on clients.  (Photo: Courtesy Arlene Edmonds) By Arlene...

Entertainment

Funk legend Junie Morrison, of Parliament-Funkadelic and Ohio Players, dead at 62

February 19, 2017

From ABC News Radio Walter “Junie” Morrison, the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose synthesizer work, arranging and...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff