April 19, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/12/2013

"We've counterfeit watermelons for sale right there."

-- Swap Shop owner Preston Henn

Just 24 hours after settling a trademark case with Coach last week, Preston Henn pulled off what he had said was the impossible: There wasn't a single knockoff designer purse on display at his massive Swap Shop flea market.

Freed from the courtroom, the 82-year-old multimillionaire had returned to what he likes best: patrolling his 88-acre kingdom on a golf cart, with his own trademark cowboy hat back on his head.

Experts labeled it a win for Coach, but Henn had a different analysis of the $5.5 million settlement he has agreed to pay. "Just pocket change," he said.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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