I’m A Bad Influence But We’re Gonna Have A Lot Of Fun Shirt! Minneapolis-based retailer Restock has been selling classic holiday sweaters for a decade and saw its sales double in 2014. Business slowed down last year when consumers discovered brand-new designs at Target, Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Herbert’s, Penney’s and To Max, Restock President Libby Finn said.
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There are online options as well. UglyChristmasSweater.com increased from $40,000 in revenue in the I’m A Bad Influence But We’re Gonna Have A Lot Of Fun Shirt year, 2012, to over $5 million last year. Seville’s James Service joined the ugly sweater club six years ago. At a single party last week, where people were encouraged to wear an ugly Christmas sweater, he wore a classic red T-shirt with black Scottish terrier and plaid across the chest.
Bright green pants from a Polo store completed his not-miss display. My sweater is legally classic, he said. Now they can mass production. When mass merchants stepped in with new, unused sweaters, to meet their needs, they also expanded the I’m A Bad Influence But We’re Gonna Have A Lot Of Fun Shirt Novelty Christmas ball earrings, flashing brooches, red-green striped socks, bright Christmas tree hats, and Sexy Miss Santa gloves add to the choice of sweaters.
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