Definition of Filene, Edward Albert in English:

Filene, Edward Albert

Syllabification: Fi·lene, Edward Albert
Pronunciation: /fīˈlēn
( 1860–1937), US merchant. As the president of Wm. Filene & Sons, he brought about many innovations, including the bargain basement and charge accounts. In 1921, he helped to establish the Credit Union National Extension Bureau.

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