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Ex Clickers teach yanks

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Jack was a man of his word

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Arthur “Scotty” Gilmour

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Memories

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“BUT…he told me… we shall grow, don’t worry”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Opening of Burg Street

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“Jack Goldin, the founder of Clicks, passed away in 2001…

Jack Goldin, the founder of Clicks, passed away in 2001 at the age of 75. His absence is felt deeply by our organisation, particularly as many of our careers were shaped by his guidance. Jack’s contribution to our organisation has … Continue reading

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“by all means you are both entitled to take a lunch break…”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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In August this year Jonathan…

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“Aunty” Florence Maingard

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“King of the Clicks’ empire”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Jack Goldin was furious…

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Plein street store – branch 104

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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This is why I don’t like computer people.

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“We worked like Trojans”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“It has been such a good experience”

I joined Clicks 6 months after it opened in 1968 and originally started in the women’s section. I had to see that the section was filled up and clean. St Georges Street was the first store to open and it was … Continue reading

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There have been so many changes

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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International girl makes good at Clicks

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Walter was a fellow of the Institute of Secretaries

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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The Year 1999

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“He set high expectations and he rewarded performance”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Ester Wides

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Clicks really cared for their staff

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Jack Goldin on Reflection

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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Just so many good memories

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“I have some fond memories……”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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I have great memories working at Clicks

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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I was initially employed as a packer

I was interviewed by a tall, handsome man by the name of Jerome Lewin, a founder member of Clicks. My working career started in 1976 and continues to this very day. I was employed as a packer and worked myself up the ladder. This was … Continue reading

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“I called and got an interview and the job”

I was employed by Jack in July 1968 as the only buyer. I was working for Garlicks at the time as their toiletries buyer and assisting with the cosmetic dep. Theo Salomon was the rep for Old Spice and used … Continue reading

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“Clicks is a great place to work”

We have always had amazing specials. When calculators first came out in South Africa, they cost over R200 at other shops. We first sold them for R150, then R100, R50, R20, R10 and eventually R5. We broke all the barriers! … Continue reading

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“Breaking new ground”

When we opened stores, there used to be queues around the block at every opening and there used to be stampedes! I remember the Kenilworth Centre opening. People actually broke all the shop windows, we had to close the store … Continue reading

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He had a grocery store on Belvedere Road…

My father, Alec Jonas, opened the first Pick n Pay with him. He started working for him when he had a grocery store on Belvedere Road called Suburban Provisions. Jack Goldin said to my father one day “that they have something … Continue reading

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I have so many wonderful and happy memories

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“He was a man whose handshake was all that was needed…..”

It would be wonderful to preserve the interesting memories that many of us have of an amazing and unusual individual. I never really had the extended time with him as most of you did, having sold my business to Clicks … Continue reading

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“Amusing incidents”

During the years there were also times where one had fun and times when incidents occurred which make hilarious dinner table conversation and stories to tell the kids and grandchildren. Claremont and the citizen’s arrest I need to paint the … Continue reading

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“Jack was wearing his brown suit…”

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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“I like to think of Clicks as one big, happy family.”

The company has really changed a lot over time. The most noteworthy change that I have seen is its transition from an extremely autocratic environment to being a place that is all about communication. Back in the day, if you … Continue reading

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The man with the Goldin touch

Tribute to Jack Goldin is a compilation of stories and experiences during “The early years at Clicks”. Each story describes real life events which helped shape the future and success of Clicks. Continue reading

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