Sophias Style Boutique
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Sophias Style Boutique is an American online retailer based out of Omaha, Nebraska that carries designer children’s apparel, accessories, toys, and furniture. The company was founded in 2004 by owners Jake and Belinda North as an eBay store. Currently, Sophias Style Boutique ships to customers worldwide from nearly 30 warehouses located across the United States.
Publicity and Awards
In March 2009, Jake and Belinda were listed in the Midlands Business Journal as Top 40 Under 40 Award Winners. According to the journal article, SophiasStyle.com had over 250,000 visitors to the site by February 2009 and over 40,000 customers had asked to receive the company’s marketing emails. As of March, 2009 the company was shipping approximately 400 packages daily to customers all over the world. Sophias Style sells products on SophiasStyle.com, Amazon, eBay, and Overstock.com. The North’s have been included in Marsha Collier’s book, Santa Shops on eBay, and The eBay Billionaires’ Club: Exclusive Secrets for Building an Even Bigger and More Profitable Online Business, by Amy Joyner. They have also been featured in FORTUNE Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and Bride’s Magazine.
Sophia’s Style offers a fundraising program for local schools and non-profit organizations in which a portion of the proceeds from every sale to a student or member is donated to their school or organization. Saint Matthews Catholic School and the Figure Skating Club of Omaha are both enrolled in the Sophias Style fundraising program.
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- "Clothing Competitors Help Each Other In Tough Economy". KETV News (Omaha, NE). 2 February 2010.