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Buzz Lightyear: Hornets Go With Clean Look On New Slate Of Jerseys
Published June 19, 2014
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EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN: In Charlotte, Rachel Adams-Heard notes the new Hornets logos have “plenty of fans,” but local retail store managers claim that the original design "may have an edge with shoppers.” Guelli said the team’s merchandise is “performing extremely well” almost five months after the new logos started appearing on team gear. Still, he “acknowledges the vintage design commands plenty of loyalty.” Adams-Heard writes the popularity of the old logo is “partly the retro look of the purple and teal, partly the nationwide craze for vintage athletic gear and partly nostalgia for a beloved team” (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 6/19).