After their father's death, Martin Baylor and his estranged brother, Todd, hear their father's recorded will. He leaves Martin ownership and control of all of the women's department stores that he owns, as Martin expected, but offers Todd the management of the home store, if he wishes it, and half ownership of the entire chain if he can show a substantial annual profit in one year with the home store. This upsets Martin, as Todd had left home due to a disagreement over mismanagement and Martin expected sole ownership with no conditions. Todd at first rejects the offer but changes his mind after seeing Joseph Rinaldi's fashion designs. He decides to sell only Rinaldi designs at his store, but then learns that Martin has an exclusive contract with Rinaldi, which Rinaldi's niece, and Todd's old girlfriend, Carla, had inadvertently talked her uncle into signing. Todd also learns that Martin intends to squeeze him out and sell the entire chain of stores. Todd angrily rushes over to ...
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Well, Mr. Baylor, what do you think? A real knockout, that number, isn't it? I guarantee you, you put the line in your stores coast-to coast, and it'll be the hottest item you handle in years, a real natural.
Sure... if Baylor stores had bargain basements.