ROBEEZ FOUNDER, SANDRA WILSON
It was in 1994, when Sandra Wilson was downsized from her airline job that Robeez was born. Named for her then 18 month old son, Robert, Robeez began in the basement of her home and has since grossed millions of dollars. In 2006 Stride Rite acquired Robeez.
JUICY COUTURE'S FOUNDERS, GELA TAYLOR & PAMELA SKAIST-LEVY
The Juicy Couture founders met at a mutual friend's clothing store in LA several years ago. Gela Taylor was pregnant and struggling as an actress. Pamela Skaist-Levy was making a living designing hats. Their first design was maternity jeans that were derived from old Levi's. In 2001, their reinvention of the sweatsuit became the phenomenon that is now known as Juicy Couture. http://www.juicycouture.com/
REBECCA FINELL, FOUNDER OF BOON, INC
Mother of two, Rebecca Finell designs and develops innovative baby products. Click here for full article.
JULIA BECK, FOUNDER OF FORTY WEEKS
Julia Beck began Forty Weeks after noticing that number of needs and concerns from pregnant women were going unmet. While pregnant with her first child Julia took notice of this overlooked market and Forty Weeks was born. Check her out at www.fortyweeks.com.