Pants Galore - Taylor MI

Address: Telegraph Rd.
City: Taylor
State: MI
Zip: 48180
County: Wayne
Number of visits to this page: 225
General Information:

This chain was started by Ron Portnoy in 1970 in Taylor MI. The marketing was excellent, the slogan being "Pants Galore the 5 Dollar Store". Portnoy would work with manufactures to buy seconds and excess stock at a discount and sell them cheap to the public. The competitors and manufacturers had a problem with Pants Galore as they felt it devalued the product. At one point there were 13 Detroit-area stores.

By 1975 the chain was running into financial trouble, at one point filing for bankruptcy. The operation went under sometime thereafter.

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Pants Galore - 1973 ARTICLE ON CHAIN
1973 ARTICLE ON CHAIN
Pants Galore - 1973 ARTICLE CONTINUED
1973 ARTICLE CONTINUED
Pants Galore - 1975 ARTICLE ON FINANCIAL TROUBLES
1975 ARTICLE ON FINANCIAL TROUBLES
Pants Galore - SEPT 1975 ARTICLE ON BANKRUPTCY
SEPT 1975 ARTICLE ON BANKRUPTCY
Pants Galore - T-SHIRT
T-SHIRT
Pants Galore - TYPICAL AD FROM 1974
TYPICAL AD FROM 1974
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