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How the zipper became a million dollar idea

From BBC - January 18, 2018

Zippers - 15 billion are churned out every year and there's probably at least one of them on you now. They are now the world's favourite way of fastening trouser flies and dresses. But the invention was virtually ignored until one company hit on the "zippy" name for it. Aaron Heslehurst tells the story.

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