Now I Needed Serious Money

by Kim Lavine

Critically-acclaimed bestselling business author Kim Lavine

Critically-acclaimed bestselling business author Kim Lavine

In 2002, after my husband lost his job, I took my kitchen table idea, the Wuvit® – a designer spa therapy pillow you heat in the microwave – to $225,000 in sales in just 8 weeks.

In 2004 we rolled out to 250 Saks Inc stores in just 4 months, quickly followed by Macy’s, Gottschalks, Von Maur, Bed Bath & Beyond, Whole Foods, and Tabi, a 90-store chain in Canada. 

In 2005, at Saks request, we launched a signature line of designer pajamas under the Green Daisy brand to record sell-throughs.

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I accomplished these feats of design, sales, manufacturing and distribution with little more than determination, the equity in my home and personal savings. 

Now I needed serious money.

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About Kim Lavine

All great journeys begin on the strength of just one individual and their dream." Kim Lavine

The historic journey of THE NEXT BIG DREAM began with critically-acclaimed, bestselling business author, Kim Lavine, who's mission to empower people to follow their dreams, inspiring them with hope, honesty and faith, touches millions around the world through her appearances on The Today Show, Rachel Ray, Good Morning America, NBC & ABC news, CNN, CNBC, FOX, NPR, Oprah & Friends Radio Network, and features in USA Today, Country Living, Guideposts, Inc, Business Week, Entrepreneur, and Forbes, to name a few. Read more...