Tom James Company Launches Expansion Effort

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Boosted by 10% sales increase in 2011, company ramps up hiring.

The roster of clothiers at Tom James reads like a Who’s Who of sorts,” said Todd Browne, President of Tom James

Tom James Company, the world’s largest manufacturer and retailer of custom men’s clothing, announces they plan to hire 150 new clothiers in 2012.

Tom James, which celebrated 45 years in business in fall of 2011, currently has 470 clothiers and plans to hire for 65 locations, within the United States and Internationally. Boosted by a sales increase of 10% in 2011, the company is committing to growth by adding to its ranks.

“We are looking for recent college graduates,” states Ashok Deshmukh, Vice President for Corporate Development. “We have found with our extensive training and coaching program that young graduates can be highly successful. If they have the right combination of drive and customer service attitude, they will serve our clients well.”

“The roster of clothiers at Tom James reads like a Who’s Who of sorts,” said Todd Browne, President of Tom James. “There are former Eagle Scouts, and others who have excelled in sports, campus organizations, and other endeavors throughout their lives. Those are the kind of people who like it here.”

Tom James corporate culture is wrapped up in their mission of building people. “’We Build People and People Build our Companies’ is something we’re known for,” said Deshmukh. “I travel college campuses and am often told that makes us highly unique. We are really looking for the best and brightest, but also for those who are solid citizens and want to make a real contribution to their company, to their families, their communities, and to build a strong career.”

Deshmukh works directly with professors in the colleges of business on over 30 campuses nationally. “College students are eager to find a company they can grow with,” said Deshmukh, “one that gives them great opportunity. We offer our employees stock for certain levels of achievement. That is a great enticement.”

Tom James currently has over 100 offices internationally, located in most major metropolitan areas and most of them are hiring for positions this calendar year. For a full list of cities, please consult:

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Tom James operates 105 offices in 36 US states and 5 countries, internationally. It owns and operates 3 worsted woolen mills, 8 tailoring facilities and factories and is proud to say 80% of its finished clothing products are made in the USA.

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