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Bye Bye Buell

October 20, 2009

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Harley-Davidson announced last Thursday that profits were down 84 percent. Then on top of that the world’s principal manufacturer of traditional motorcycles also announced it intended to get stronger by eliminating its Buell brand. “We’re going to be able to grow the company more quickly,” Harley Chief Executive Officer Keith Wandell explained, “by investing in […]

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Jack Weil Inventor of Bolo Tie

September 3, 2008

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Jack A. Weil, the man who invented the bolo tie, died on August 13th. He was 107-years-old. The Washington Post described him as “the Henry Ford of the western shirt.” Weil founded a company called Rockmount Ranch Wear in Denver in 1946 and remained the chief executive of that firm until the day he died. […]

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