Helping our users sell more stuff is a big goal of ours at MailChimp, so we’re always on the lookout for folks who have had a lot of success doing so. We had the chance to sit down with Piers Thorogood, one of the founders of We Make Websites, a Shopify development agency. Over the years they’ve built more than 400 websites for Shopify customers, so they know a thing or two.
The pains of buying a used car need little introduction. There’s the trial of finding the right one, followed by the tribulations of haggling, financing, and the worry that you’ll end up with a dud.
But Carspring, the United Kingdom’s first online pre-owned car dealership, promises to pair you with the perfect car without the anxieties of all the vehicular speed-dating. The startup has automated a customer journey that’s designed to make the entire process as smooth as possible.
The idea for Bee’s Wrap came naturally to Sarah Kaeck, who lives on a farm with her family in Bristol, Vermont. As a gardener who grows most of the vegetables her family eats, she feels a deep connection to the environment and was looking to make a small change in her own life that would …
It all started with an uncomfortable adventure. When founder Åke Nordin was just 14, he went hiking in the Swedish mountains, his backpack a shapeless lump that required doubling over to compensate for its weight. Using some wood and his mother’s sewing machine, he later built a better, more lightweight frame. A decade later, in 1960, Fjällräven was born.
Like so many fledgling businesses, Gwynnie Bee started in an apartment. The idea for the subscription clothing service, which rents and sells plus-size fashion for women, sprang from CEO Christine Hunsicker’s own childhood.