Mrs. B's son was a retail visionary
Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:00 am
Louis Blumkin, who followed his mother into the furniture business and became a behind-the-scenes retail visionary, died at midnight Tuesday after a long series of illnesses.
Blumkin, 93, was the only son of the late Rose Blumkin, founder of the Nebraska Furniture Mart, and her late husband, Isadore. He was chairman emeritus of the company, where he worked for 75 years and remained active until recently.
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:00 am.