9. Herald Square was the Fifth Macy’s Store and the First Not To Fail

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R.H. Macy and Co. was started, believe it or not, in Massachusetts as a series of dry goods stores in downtown Haverhill that were built between 1843 and 1855 to supply the mill industry workers at the time. Each one failed no more than a few years after opening, after which Macy resolved to move the business elsewhere to New York City.

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2 thoughts on “The Top 10 Secrets of Macy’s in Herald Square NYC

  1. Once the largest store in the the world, but that’s still not enough room for a men’s Big and Tall section.

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