Monthly Archives: September 2015

The distrutive innovation created by the Internet is turning the Fire Service uniform business into a frontier.

A generation ago, a couple of uniform manufacturers decided to capture their markets by going vertical (buying retail stores). ¬†At the height of the effort, one company had acquired about 40 stores and one company 45. Fast forward 30 years, … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Uniform Company approaches Texas Fire Departments with new vigor

The loss of our Texas distributer, GST, to a competitor, has energized the Lighthouse Uniform Company effort to become the country’s first national uniform store. “Selling dress uniforms to individual firefighters that fit is not easy and most stores don’t … Continue reading

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FD Dress Uniforms now available manufacturer direct in the state of Texas

The purchase of GST by Red the Uniform Tailor has become the catalyst for the development of the concept of fd dress uniforms manufacturer direct. “For almost ten years, the Lighthouse Uniform Company has been marketing its fire department dress … Continue reading

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FD Dress Uniforms are not all the same and dress uniform providers are definitely not all the same.

The acquisition of a FD dress uniform is a multi-step process. Most uniform stores dread doing them and rarely get it right the first go around and it often takes a number of tries. “Doing fd dress uniforms remotely is … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Uniform Company’s Bereavement Uniform Program ready for ‘hand off’.

The Bereavement Uniform Program (BUP) after almost four years of cultivating and nurturing, the time has come for the Lighthouse to hand it off and America’ Fire Service to take ownership. ‘Making available a Class A Dress Uniform for burial … Continue reading

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