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In 1997, 24 years after the first store was opened in Houston, Men’s Wearhouse former CEO George Zimmer, left, debuted his iconic sales pitch slogan for TV commercials of “You’re going to like the way you look I guarantee it.” Read more about the store’s history here. less

In 1997, 24 years after the first store was opened in Houston, Men’s Wearhouse former CEO George Zimmer, left, debuted his iconic sales pitch slogan for TV commercials of “You’re going to like the way you look By the 1990s, there were more than 190 Shipley stores scattered in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, 86 of which were in the Houston area. When the chain first started in 1936, Do Nuts were 5 cents a dozen. Could you imagine?! less

By the 1990s, there were more than 190 Shipley stores scattered in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, 86 of which were in the Houston area. When the chain first started in 1936, Photo: Sandra Shriver, Houston Chronicle

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yes, James Coney Island was founded in Houston in 1923 by two immigrant Greek brothers. For forty years, the brothers had huge successes in a downtown location off of Main Street, but by the 1990s, the brand had spread across the city with 21 locations. Read more about their history here. less

First, yes, James Coney Island was founded in Houston in 1923 by two immigrant Greek brothers. For forty years, the brothers had huge successes in a downtown location off of Main Street, but by the 1990s, the Photo: E. Joe Deering / Chronicle File

In the 1990s, Landry’s, Inc. became a restaurant acquisitionmonster as it acquired Joe’s Crab Shack in 1994, The Crab House Restaurants in 1994 and the Cadillac Bar in 1997. Also in 1997, the Kemah Boardwalk, a major specialty project for Landry’s, Inc., opened to the public. Read more about their history here. less

In the 1990s, Landry’s, Inc. became a restaurant acquisitionmonster as it acquired Joe’s Crab Shack in 1994, The Crab House Restaurants in 1994 and the Cadillac Bar in 1997. Also in 1997, the Kemah Boardwalk, Photo: MAYRA BELTRN, CHRONICLE FILE

From funeral homes to hatters, some of Houston area’s oldest businesses have thrived and survived in the region for more than a century. Like the Humble Oil and Refining Company (a company filling station pictured above), an ancestor of Exxon,
ugg slippers boots This is how Houston businesses have changed since 1997
some of these businesses have undergone significant changes over the year. Like the Humble Oil and Refining Company (a company filling station