When casual fridays put a wrinkle in the starched selling philosophy of jos. a. bank clothiers, the company dressed down. although it is still best known for making tailored clothing for the professional man, including suits, sport coats, dress shirts, and pants, it has added casual wear suitable for those dress-down fridays and weekends. it also launched the david leadbetter line of golf wear. the company sells its jos. a. bank clothes and a few shoe brands through its catalogs, website, and over 600 company-owned or franchised stores in 40-plus states and the district of columbia. most of its stores house a tailoring shop.