Port Elizabeth of Yore: Dreyfus’ Revolutionary Credit Policy

A prominant business in Market Square in the late 1800s located in front of St. Mary’s Church on the site where the UBS Building would be built in the early 1930s was a one storey building with the name prominently displayed as L. Dreyfuss Merchant.  

What was so unusual about its business practices that made it successful?

Main picture: L. Dreyfuss’ shop in front of St. Mary’s Church

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