Macy’s star

Macy's Star, a Tattoo Turned Icon

Rowland Hussey Macy, Sr. (1822 – 1877), founder of the R.H. Macy and Company, opened four dry goods stores, including the original store in downtown Haverhill, Massachusetts (1851) to serve the mill industry employees of the area. They all failed. Macy moved to New York City in 1858 and established “R.H Macy Dry Goods”...