Tag Archives: Retail

Toni at Toffman’s [1965]

Plot

Toni Toffman has promised her dying father that she will save the family store from being taken over by Brummer’s, a rival firm. But Toni has to contend with elderly, slow, old-fashioned staff who resent her interference. Unknown to Toni, the staff manager, Mr Kirk, is secretly sabotaging her and encouraging the resentful staff because he is in collusion with Brummer’s, who have promised him the general manager’s job when they take over.

Notes

  • Artist: Robert MacGillivray

Appeared

  • Toni at Toffman’s Bunty: circa #375 (20 March 1965) – (?)

Sally at Sylvano’s

Plot

Sally Shaw leaves school and starts work at Sylvano’s department store. She wants to be a window dresser, but Miss Newman, the head window dresser, is being deliberately hard on her to test her resolve while the other assistants are snobby and then jealous. Sally finds solace in a wonderful secret – using the basement to practise her own window-dressing.

Notes

Appeared

  • Sally at Sylvano’s –  Bunty: 1964. no publication dates currently available

Sally at Your Service

Plot:

Sally Starling starts work as a salesgirl at her father’s department store. But finding the right department is proving elusive because each one seems to end in disaster for her.

Sally

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Sally at Your Service –  Debbie: #74 (13 July 1974) – #85 (September 28 1974). No episode #84 (21 September 1974).

Zodiac Girl

Plot:

When Emma Barton and her mother start a clothes shop, business is poor because their designs do not appeal. Emma finds a student fashion designer, Diana, who offers stunning designs based on the Zodiac. But Diana and Emma have to work secretly because Diana’s disabled but forbidding Aunt Cassie wants Diana to look after her all the time.

Zodiac

Notes:

Artist: Carlos Freixas

Appeared:

  • Zodiac Girl – Spellbound #22 (February 1977) – #35 (21 May 1977).