I just took my Heritage Stripe umbrella mine out today--it's a nice one with wooden handle and you have to wrestle with it to get it to latch into place. It's something with the mechanism not fitting right. Anyway.....I just looked up the receipt and it is dated 2/24/08!! I have only used the darn thing twice because it doesn't fit in my bags, so....do you think they will exchange or replace it???? I did pay full price for it at $98??, so I would hate to see that go to waste.