News : Welcome Wagon Helps Newcomers Thrive and Businesses Prosper

Mar 15, 2013

 From Portsmouth Patch

By Heikki Perry

An American business icon has not only changed with the times, but is also leading the way towards profiting in our modern economy, benefitting itself and the people and companies it serves.

And it does so with a modern ethos of protecting the planet.

Welcome Wagon was originally founded in Memphis, Tenn., in 1928, to encourage wagon train families to settle there. It has during the proceeding decades become something of an American icon, building its reputation on hostesses going to homes of new members of a community with gift baskets from local professionals and merchants and sitting down to discuss the local community, the local schools, town hall and so forth.

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