By Bernard W. Aubuchon Jr.

William E. Aubuchon Sr. immigrated to the U.S. from Canada in 1900 on the age of 15, talking no English and armed with just a fifth-grade schooling. via labor and perseverance, he tested a ironmongery store in 1908 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. 100 years later, there are over a hundred thirty Aubuchon shops positioned all through Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, long island, and Vermont, using approximately 1,100 humans. This extraordinary development through Aubuchon may be attributed to the corporate treating its consumers as associates and continuously making them number 1. As William E. Aubuchon Sr. as soon as stated, "The enterprise used to be based at the precept of shopping for economically. We provide our shoppers what they want--high-grade at a cost everybody can afford." Aubuchon by no means misplaced song of the place it all started, and this day it nonetheless continues to be "all within the family members" with over 20 family at the moment hired, together with the fourth iteration. In Aubuchon undefined, relatives have been a useful source for pictures and old information.

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