People Who Buy Read The P.-I.!
April 9th, 2008 @ 1:44 am by Cliffe | Sorted Vintage Ads |
Check out this 1952 ad for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer from The Argus
. The short of it is that here in the Puget Sound area we’re rich and have electricity.
Surely that deserves a pat on the back. Click on the thumbnail for the higher-res versi
Only morning newspaper in one of America’s Most Prosperous areas! The State of Washington is one of the most prosperous in the Union… with a per capita income of $1,642, compared with the national average of $1,436. In the western half of this rich, able-to-buy market, the Seattle Post- Intelligencer is the only morning newspaper, with a heavy circulation concentrating in Seattle and the Puget Sound Area. This area, combining 12 counties, has 60% of the state’s retail sales, 65 % of the state’s effective buying income and 98% of its homes are wired for electricity. For advertising results, remember that “people who buy read the P.-I.!”