Tant had previously been a manager of six Burch & Tant Formal Wear stores, co-founded by his father, J. O. Tant Jr, and then co-founder of Tant & Tant Formal Wear with his father. Tant had sold the family business after his father retired in the early 1990s and joined the Cambridge Shop around 1994.
- Williams, Roy L. (August 2, 2011) "Suiting up in Birmingham: Cambridge Shop owner has familiar face." The Birmingham News
- Azok, Dawn Kent (August 22, 2013) "Longtime Vestavia Hills menswear store, The Cambridge Shop, going out of business." The Birmingham News