Big Demand For Norwegian Olympic Curling Team Pants
Posted on February 23, 2010
People are falling in love with the colorful pants worn by the Norwegian Olympic Curling Team. The Facebook fan page for the pants now has over 400,000 members - see here.
The pants are golf pants made by a company called Loudmouth Golf. The pants, style Dixie-A, which retail for $90, are currently out of stock on Loudmouth Golf's website. If you try to add them to your shopping cart you will get the following message.
We're sorry, the item/size you've chosen is out of stock. Please choose another item/size, or check back in the future as we restock.All the Rage reports that Loudmouth Golf is scrambling to keep up with demand.
Due to Olympic interest in Dixie's and Red-Gray we are taking Backorder requests via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please put style and size in Subject. Add additional styles, size, details in the body.
"Daily web hits have been up 10X and daily sales [of the Dixie-A style] have been up 3X," said Larry Jackson, CEO of Northern California company Loudmouth Golf. "It's been a dramatic increase and we're scrambling to meet demand for the pants." (Currently, the company's e-commerce site says that "due to OIympic interest," it is now only taking back-order requests via e-mail).With fans of the pants exceeding 400,000 on Facebook alone, Loudmouth Golf will have to keep scrambling.