Reminiscences of Robert W. Miller : oral history, 2007.
|Creator: ||Miller, Robert W., 1933-||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 359 p. sound recordings: 15 CD-ROMs (104; 95; 96; 88; 95; 98 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Co-Founder & Shareholder, Duty Free Shoppers.
Scope and Contents
Personal background: childhood in Quincy, M.A., education at Cornell University, military service, family history; Duty Free Shoppers: Duty Free Shoppers: history, tax structure, business practices, financial problems in 1965, airport concession bids, impact of Japanese tourism, products, business expansion 1970s-1980s, economic downturn in 1990s; LVMH buyout; Wise Man intervention, philanthropy, personnel; Interactions: Charles F. Feeney, Alan M. Parker, Anthony M. Pilaro, John Monteiro, Bernard Arnault, Ira M. Millstein, Danielle J. Feeney, Desmond Byrne, Robert J. Bruso, Peter S. Fithian.
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.