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The Wm. Hengerer Co.
former subsidiary of :
Associated Dry Goods (1916)
Industry Retail
Founded 1876
Headquarters Buffalo, New York
Products apparel, shoes, household furnishings, accessories

The William Hengerer Company, known informally as Hengerer's was a Buffalo, New York-based department store chain, with stores exclusively located in the Western New York region.


Founded in 1876 as Barnes and Bancroft and later Wm. Hengerer Co., the company was a founding member of the Associated Dry Goods Corporation in 1916. The Hengerer chain was merged into ADG's Sibley's name in 1981, with its flagship store at 465 Main Street in downtown Buffalo closing by 1987.


  • Rizzo, Michael F. (2007) Nine Nine Eight: The Glory Days of Buffalo Shopping Lulu Enterprises, Inc.; Morrisville, North Carolina. ISBN 978-1-4303-1386-1.
  • Elvins, Sarah (2004). Sales & Celebrations: Retailing and Regional Identity in Western New York State, 1920-1940. ISBN 0-8214-1549-2.