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Jim Moran, the courtesy man

Moran, Jim

Jim Moran, the courtesy man

inside the heart of one of the most successful marketers in the automobile industry

by Moran, Jim

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Bonus Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Moran, Jim, 1918-,
    • Automobile dealers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (189-191) and index.

      StatementJim Moran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9710.U52 M597 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 205 p. :
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL824589M
      ISBN 101566250447
      LC Control Number95080898
      OCLC/WorldCa34775771

        By the time Moran his sales topped several millions of dollars, and his commercials made him a celebrity throughout the Chicago area, where he was recognized as TV’s “Jim Moran the Courtesy Man.” At Moran was diagnosed with cancer and was told he had six months to a year to live. Moran, who then retired to Florida to fight.   Jim Moran, the Courtesy Man, back in the 50’s Chicago’s largest and undoubtedly most profitable Ford dealership. But the Jim Moran who’s getting fried by the Washington Post is Author: Jim Freeman.

      Jim Moran's autobiography (Jim Moran, the Courtesy Man) was very inspirational. On my desk now is Billy Graham: The Great Evangelist (by Sam Wellman). Favorite TV shows?   The future executive pioneered using TV advertising to sell cars and became known in Chicago as "Jim Moran, the Courtesy Man." He became the No. 1 .

        James Moran, a Chicago car salesman who was a regular on TV in the s and s as "Jim Moran, the Courtesy Man," later moved to Florida where .   He became known as "Jim Moran the Courtesy Man" with his Courtesy Motors indicating how he wanted customers treated. Car sales there reached several million dollars a year before Moran turned


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