Florida: The Dress of A Salesman

The Dress of A Salesman

For 35 years Lee Grant of Sarasota, Fla., collected a wallful of "Salesman of the Year" plaques for his skill at moving Fords and Buicks off the lot. But when the new president of the local dealership issued a strict dress code requiring all used-car salesmen to wear sport coats, Grant decided to make his own fashion statement. He went out and bought two eye-torturing sport coats -- a screaming fuchsia and a rainbow plaid -- to go with his gray and green slacks. Already annoyed by Grant's frequent catnaps and snacking on the job, Dealer Conrad Darby fired one of...

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