New York Times Ad, September 1961

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Newspaper ad reading: "Wanted: Prime Retail Locations (East of Mississippi). The Krispy Kreme Doughnut Company wants prime retail location in cities of more than 100,000. Please give following: Size (Minimum 125 x 125)—Zoning—Price—Will owner build and lease—Car traffic count for average 24-hour period—Building set-back distance—Local sign restrictions. Brokers proposals invited. Address replies to Mr. George Stakeman, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, 1814 Ivy Avenue, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

In 1961, Krispy Kreme wanted to expand in large cities east of the Mississippi. They ran this ad in the New York Times looking for potential locations.

Display ad 169 — no title. (1961, Sep 24). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from