This Month's Features
I'm sure this month's Featured Business is familiar to all the bargain hunters, students or just plain book hounds of America. What may not be so well-known about this fabulous business, however, is its humble beginning, its hippie origins, or its innovative president, Sharon Anderson Wright.
When most people feel a calling to quit their day job and test out their entrepreneurial spirit their motivation is usually based around improving their quality of life. For Bunker Roy, that motivation was infused with such a sense of generosity that it led him to improve the quality of life for thousands of people around the world.
In 1923, Beatrice Alexander obtained a $1600 loan and officially started the Alexander Doll Company. Recognizing the appeal of “theme” dolls, Alexander’s first dolls appealed to consumers not only for their quality, but for their reflection on popular figures of the day.
What do a British luxury fashion house and a cutting-edge technology giant have in common? That’s a question this month’s Woman on Top, former Burberry CEO and new Apple, Inc. Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Sales Angela Ahrendts, will have to answer.