I Was Told Today I Could Sell UNDERWEAR On a NUDIST Beach within 2 minutes of meeting me you can figure out I am addicted to sales.  It makes it interesting being a sales driven CEO...especially when I was starting out :) 

My first product to bring in was actually a Coffee Press!  I thought I would break into boutiques at the same time I was working on getting floor space at our big box retailers such as Macy's, Bed Bath & Beyond and Dillard's.  Thinking it would be an easy giftable item, I set fourth.  

I quickly found out most boutiques didn't have the floor space/storage space to hold more than a few boxes. Being very sales driven, I wanted to move more product than 3 to 5 boxes in a PO.  

So, what is a girl to do with a conex of Coffee Presses!?  I kid you not, I called Spec's Liquor and arranged a meeting with the buyer in Texas. Looking back on it, I had no doubt when I left there I was going to have a PO. The only question was, can I sell half a conex or more? 

Good news for me...I got the whole conex sold!  I mean, it makes total sense to buy a coffee product at a Liquor Store.  I guess we could have repackaged it as a Wine Press... ;)  And that is when my addiction to sales really started! 

Was there a moment in your life you realized...WOW...this is what I am meant to do??!!  


    XOXO - Darbie 



Darbie Angell

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