Frustration to Fortune With SanMar Founder Marty Lott
Marty Lott, founder of SanMar, shares his famous yellow T-shirt story and explains to host Greg Muzzillo that what was a complete disaster quickly turned into recognizing two foundational principles that are key to driving success.
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About Marty Lott: Marty Lott is founder and chairman of SanMar, the nation’s premier supplier of wholesale imprintable clothing and accessories. He started the company in 1971 as part of a college project, and today the business is nearing $2.5 billion in sales with 10 distribution centers and 5.5 million square feet of inventory space. Lott’s founding two principles are to be nice and tell the truth. He believes that employees are at the center of what makes the company successful. “My goal was always to do better today than I did yesterday, and wanting to do better tomorrow than I’m doing today.”
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