The term, doorbuster, was coined by James Cash Penney, owner of the Penney store chain which came to be known as J.C. Penney. The word first met the public when Penny’s ran an ad in Alabama’s Tuscaloosa News on January 13, 1949.
Thank you Wikipedia. Figured it would be something like that. But… I didn’t think his middle name would be “Cash”! I thought it would be something he wouldn’t want published… like Catherine!
May 24, 2014