From Zero to 2 Billion in 8 Years – the Tory Burch Story

Tory Burch storySee how one woman went from zero to 2 Billion in just 8 years.  This is the Tory Burch story.

Who is Tory Burch?  The Tory Burch story starts with her growing up in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.  She went to school at Penn and then moved to New York City to work in the fashion industry.   In New York she worked at Harper’s Bazaar Magazine, Polo Ralph Lauren and for Vera Wang all famous fashion names.

That is one key to her success – immersing herself in a particular niche, in this case the fashion niche, and learning the industry and networking with the big players.

In 2004 the Tory Burch story continues as she started her own fashion label.  The fashion label took off and the next year she was featured on Oprah, which never hurts!

Tory Burch’s company produces handbags, sunglasses, tunics, caftans, jewelry, shoes, swimwear and cardigans.  Her style has been called by some “preppy-bohemian.”

The Tory Burch story started with her producing her stuff on her kitchen table.  She now employs thousands and went from zero to a company worth 2 Billion dollars!  Not only is Tory Burch highly successful but she is a noted philanthropist as well having started her own charity The Tory Burch Foundation which helps support women and their families.

Below is another short video featuring Tory Burch talking about building her brand.  The Tory Burch story is one of wild success. Can you incorporate some of her habits of focus and passion and generosity and create your own success story?

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