"The Happiest Salesman on Earth"
"The Happiest Salesman on Earth" Rich's Remembered
In 1958, Marvin Favors began his career at Rich's. He was one of the first black fitters on the first floor of the downtown Atlanta store. His family members are helping to keep his legacy alive. Did you ever cross paths with Marvin Favors?
About the Program
GPB’s new digital first series explores the history of Rich’s department store through a monthly video feature story and short videos featuring fun facts about Rich’s history in Georgia. M. Rich and Sons opened their first store in 1867. Before the Rich’s name was erased from the last department store in 2005, 25 stores had been opened across the Southeast with most located in Georgia.
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