Up in the Loft

When values go up, up, up, And prices go down, down, down, Robert Hall this season Will show you the reason: Low overhead, Low overhead.

Behind this singing commercial perpetrated by Robert Hall Clothes, Inc., lies the solid substance of a merchandising phenomenon which has made other U.S. retailers green-eyed with envy. In eight years, Robert Hall Clothes, Inc. has mushroomed from a single store in an old loft in Waterbury, Conn, to a chain of 75. The stores have no fancy fronts or Hollywood interiors. But they do have men's suits &...

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