Smart Ideas 12/04
No slip headbands, online used-car sales and more
What:Manufacturer of athletic headbands with a specially designedstay-on strap
Who: Vincent E.Norment, founder of DApparel Inc.
When: Started inearly 2003
There's nothing like a headband soaked with sweat andfalling into your eyes to get you off your game. At leastthat's what Vincent E. Norment thought as he watched aprofessional basketball game. He saw the players struggling withtheir athletic headbands and wondered if there was a betterway.
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