Saturday, January 20, 2007

How To Make $700,000 Selling Leg Lamps

Brian Jones Story:

Business: Red Rider Leg Lamps, based in San Diego

Off-the-Wall Factor: The business sells lamps with a base that’s the shape of a woman’s stocking-clad leg--modeled to look just like the lamp that Ralphie’s father receives in the 1983 Christmas classic, A Christmas Story.

Not-So-Off-the-Wall Revenue: The company has generated sales of close to $700,000 since it launched back in 2003.

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