~ Music by Muzak, 1964
via Vintage Ads LiveJournal
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“Scientifically planned Muzak programs enhance good architecture with an atmosphere that pleases employees and customers alike.”
“The newest, largest and most modern department store in Tacoma (and all Southwest Washington, for that matter) opened its doors this past August.
Built at a cost of almost 6 million dollars, the four-story Bon Marche contains 256,000 square feet of selling and service space. And comfort and convenience as well as beauty are stressed throughout this elegant, yet functional building.
That’s why Music by Muzak is an integral part of this store. Muzak programming is used in the main dining room, coffee shop, cocktail lounge, employee dining area, warehouse - and even the parking lot.
Scientifically planned Muzak programs enhance good architecture with an atmosphere that pleases employees and customers alike.
In the world’s finest buildings, atmosphere Music by Muzak has demonstrated a unique ability to mask noise, replace cold silence and complement smart architectural design and decor.
The Muzak sound system is a versatile communications medium for music, paging, public address and signalling. Save time and expense, specify Music by Muzak in planning stages.”
Note: “cocktail lounge”? Shopping must have been a lot more fun in the sixties!