Peters Nygards outstanding scholastic performance at the University of North Dakota led to a job at Eaton's.
During his interview with the Canadian retail giant he would write a test intended for executive management.
He would be identified as meeting the selection criteria for the future president of the company.
Peter took his life savings plus an additional eight thousand dollars to purchase of the company.
Within a few years he owned it outright and the fashion landscape in Canada was changed.