Posts tagged QVC

Fashion Friday — Spanx stores opening in malls

   November 30, 2012 7:23 am    0

Move over Victoria’s Secret. Spanx has been in the news big time this year. Sara Blakely, 41, the youngest woman to hit the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires is squeezing big money out of the girdle that does it all. Sold on QVC, endorsed by Oprah, and hitting $250 million in sales in 2011, Spanx opened its first retail…


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Spanx founder becomes billionaire

   March 9, 2012 5:31 am    1

Move over, Oprah. At 41, the gal who made a comfortable girdle into a new-age garment and called it Spanx is on the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires. Sara Blakely, the youngest woman to hit the list, did it on her own. No help from family. On “CBS This Morning” she discussed her original idea came from personal…


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Teenage girl gets ‘Shark Tank’ investors

   February 18, 2012 12:01 am    2

On the Feb. 17 episode of Shark Tank, Maddie Bradshaw, of Dallas, told the story of how she turned bottle caps into magnets,and then founded a necklace business, and wrote a book. Maddie was 10 when she started. Now at 16, with the support of her mom and younger sister,  Margot, 12, the family has a…


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