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“It goes back to high school in 2009,” said Krass, “I played lacrosse with Sam and we just started hanging out and talking about how cool it would be to start a clothing company.”
Maybe the biggest inspiration the duo had was the success apparel company, Vineyard Vines was having in 2008 and 2009.
“Everyone at the meeting loved the drink and it quickly outsold all of our other iced teas within a couple of months — even after 20 years on the menu, bubble tea makes up 80-90 percent of our sales and Taiwanese are proud of this home-grown drink,” says Lin.
“My professor was my first customer, and I made $400 with 40 orders, so I told myself I wasn’t going to go back and work at Dole pineapple cannery anymore,” he said of his job stacking cans.
Demand grew when, in 2008, she started to sell products on Etsy, an online retailer catering to people who make crafts.
Fraser was just 14 when, using his gran’s recipes, he developed a healthier jam with 100 per cent fruit and no added sugar.
Take the so-called puppy-dog close, one of the most powerful sales techniques ever invented (and it’s totally based on customer experience).
• It’s all about the customer.
Fifty years ago, Meisse turned a shaky job into a profitable pioneer business.
When Kathryn Kerrigan, a former college athlete, entered the professional world, she was discouraged by the lack of stylish shoes for tall women.