Posts tagged ‘Gary Comer’

Still friendly after all these years

A chat with our longest-serving Customer Sales Rep Five minutes after meeting Carol Heibel, you’re talking to her like she’s one of your oldest friends. Maybe…

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My Three Barbers

(An Itinerary of Sorts) (The late Karl Vollmer played a prominent role in the early days of Lands’ End, as a mentor to Gary Comer and…

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49 Years Of Shopping Lands’ End

Lands’ End has been doing business for 50 years. Malcolm Scollay Low has been shopping with us for 49. That makes him the longest-serving Lands’ End…

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Guaranteed. Period? Das Ist Verboten!

As you might imagine, lots of interesting things began to happen when Lands’ End went international, starting in the United Kingdom in 1991 and then expanding…

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Gary Goes For A Swim

“I’d like you to think about a little place out back where we could all work out,” said our founder Gary Comer one day to Milt…

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The Lighthouse Collection – A Beacon For What’s Real

Our founder Gary Comer was an avid sailor. In 1963 he opened his first Lands’ End Yacht Store to supply fellow sailors with the hardware and…

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“Who’s Gonna Read All This?” The Original Lands’ End Ad Campaign

The early 1980’s were exciting times for Lands’ End. We’d moved out of sailboat hardware, into clothing and soft luggage, and customers all across America were…

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The Misplaced Apostrophe

A lot of people ask why the apostrophe in Lands’ End is in the wrong place. There have been some silly explanations along the way, but…

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The 2000′s

New opportunities on the horizon. Lands’ End entered the new millennium with a continued strong Internet presence. In fact, in 2001 CIO magazine voted Lands’ End…

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The 1960′s

The launching of a dream. Gary Comer always wanted to create a company of his own, and for Comer, Lands’ End was a dream that came…

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