Wednesday, April 15, 2009

42: Call it Arrogance Or Attitude

The Dumfriesshire mill was founded by Alexander X, a weaver, and Joseph Y, a draper and financier in 1839. It was bought out from the founding families in the 1930s by Robert Scott Hay who reduced the customer base and concentrated on a limited number of clients to whom he supplied what became one of the best-known fabric labels in the world.He was once asked if he considered XY to be the Rolls-Royce of cloth production, to which he replied: "It’s more likely Rolls-Royce regard themselves as the XY of the motor car industry."

Answer :
X : Alexander ' REID '
Y : Joseph 'TAYLOR'.
XY : REID & TAYLOR.

Miraj , Eldrich and Gaurav T have cracked the answer.

5 comments:

Miraj C. Vora said...

Alexander Reid & Joseph Taylor


Thus,
Reid & Taylor

Eldrich said...

alex reid n joseph taylor...reid n taylor...bond with the best..

nilisha said...

Holland and Sherry...

Maulik !! said...

Savile Row would be my guess

GAURAV said...

Reid & Taylor