Meet the new Threadless: Fast-growing T-shirt maker Ript Apparel
from Crain's Chicago Business
Ript Apparel began in a Chrysler en route from Chicago to Bettendorf, Iowa, in the summer of 2009. Matt Ingleby, Paul Friemel and T.J. Mapes, friends since grade school, were making the three-hour trip home to visit their families and batting around ideas inspired by the rise of Groupon Inc. and other daily-deal sites. "By the time we got there, we were like, 'We should do this,' " Mr. Ingleby recalls. "The following Monday was our first meeting."
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