Maybe Alex knows how long it took for a new Custom shop employee to get it right. How many poorly fitted shirts were returned by new salesman?
At its worst, the Custom Shop was getting back 65 or every 100 shirts they made. After some intense work on the collar patterns, that dropped to 35 of every 100 shirts being returned. At one time, there were some 70 Custom Shirt Shops. Of the entire staff of hundreds of employees, there were about 8-10 who could take competent measurements. This is according to Mortimer Levitt, founder of C.S.