A Wild Ride in a Red Wagon

Yaqub, Reshma Memon
November 2012
Inc.;Nov2012, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p112
The article discusses the success of the Radio Flyer red wagon created by Italian Antonio Pasin. Pasin, who was a son of a cabinetmaker, migrated to Chicago, Illinois in 1914. He formed his first business focusing on building phonograph cabinets followed by Liberty Coaster, a business focusing on creating steel wagons known as Radio Flyer. Pasin took his chance at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair to create publicity. The wagon's sales grew and the company was changed to Radio Flyer by Pasin's son.


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