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Emerson Bainbridge, humble beginnings in Newcastle
Successful opening partnership Emerson Muschamp Bainbridge was 21 years old when in 1838 he went into partnership with William Alder Dunn ...
The early shop
Fixed pricings From the outset, it was the owner’s aim to be different. It was strongly stressed that there was to ...
The end of the 19th century
Vast increase in size and scale At the end of 1850, Muschamp left the business, leaving the Bainbridge in sole control. As ...
The twentieth century
Embracing new technology A new century brought the utilisation of brand new technology, as a way of differentiating themselves from competition ...
The War Years
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