Barnett Helzberg, took control of the company at a very young age and with great marketing talent turned a single store into a very successful enterprise. Being one of the largest jewelry chains in the country.
Although Helzberg was started by Morris Helzberg, the interesting story is that of his son Barnett, who took control of the company at a very young age and with great marketing talent turned a single store into a very successful enterprise. Barnett Helzberg was born in Kansas City, Missouri on December 21, 1902 to Morris Helzberg, a Russian immigrant, and Lena Cohen, originally from New York. Barnett was the youngest of four children and at elementary school, one of his classmates was Walt Disney. Two young boys, full of drive to succeed that during those days had not known how far they would go.
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