Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Not only is the improbable run by the 15th-seed Florida Gulf Coast Eagles good for business in the Ft Myers area, but buisness is booming at the on campus bookstore, as they have seen an crazy increase in apparel sales in the last week alone. So insane are the sales, that they have already surpassed their total sales from 2012 tenfold. Via Lost Letterman According to an FGCU statement, the on-campus bookstore sold $15,416 worth of hats and apparel in all of 2012. The sales of that merchandise this month, as the 15th-seeded Eagles have enjoyed an unprecedented run to the Sweet Sixteen, are more than ten times that: $157,286 worth. We are going to assume that much of this is coming not only from the student body, but local residents. Generally speaking, the local sports apparel outfitters in the area probably have more gear of their opponent for friday night, the Florida Gators, than Eagles stuff. Hence why the bookstore is seeing a huge increase. We also wonder if many that attend the school are watching their first Eagles games of the season. H/T Lost Letterman
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