Perth Amboy Local Business

Perth Amboy Local Business

Local business in Perth Amboy, NJ

  • Tuesday Dec 4 | via AdWeek 

    The Hess Truck's Back-Though It Never Really Disappe...

    Driving his father's tanker truck around Asbury Park, N.J., in 1933, 19-year-old Leon Hess probably had little inkling that he would become one of America's most successful businessmen-and, almost as an afterthought, create one of the most successful holiday toys in history.  For the first few decades after founder Leon Hess first started selling the trucks in 1964, before holiday shoppers could buy their gifts with the click of a button, anyone who wanted to get their hands on one of the Toy Trucks needed to go to one of Hess's physical locations. The business is petroleum colossus Hess Corporation.

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