Juliana Richards arrived in the United States from Nigeria with little more than 100 dollars in her pocket. Ten years later she was the founder and CEO of Slim Girl Shapewear, a fast-growing global brand and multimillion-dollar company. Her body shaping and contouring clothing line has opened up a whole new category of clothing for women around the world and become go-to wardrobe necessities for high profile celebrities such as Khloe Kardashian, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Carmen Electra, and others.
In Building a Million Dollar Side Hustle, Richards shares her compelling and inspiring journey of immigrating to the United States and starting a company using her college loans, expanding it into a global brand leader in body shapers, swimwear, and lingerie. In sharing her story to inspire other entrepreneurs, Richards explains her three-word philosophy: poise, obsession, and persistence.
The story of Slim Girl Shapewear—Juliana’s story—is her testament and her gift to anyone who wants to achieve success. This is a book for anyone who believes in the American Dream, and for anyone who wants to be deeply moved by a story filled with wisdom, inspiration, hope, and humor.
Juliana Richards is the founder and CEO of Slim Girl Shapewear, a major worldwide player with physical stores on three continents and a strong online retail presence. Her leading clothing line is shapewear, undergarments that slim the waist and smooth and control one’s figure. She also has introduced a line of lingerie with the intention of leveraging her well-respected brand to gain market share in this $32 billion global industry.
Born and raised in Nigeria, she moved to America as a teenager by herself to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer. She started her company while in college studying accounting. In less than ten years, this entrepreneur, wife, and mother turned Slim Girl Shapewear into what is considered one of the world’s most lucrative lines of women’s wear.
Slim Girl Shapewear has been featured on The Real and The Wendy Williams Show and in publications such as Rolling Out, Examiner, Atlanta Black Star, OK! Magazine, Health Magazine, New York Magazine, Vegan Life and Body Magazine.
Over 1 million copies sold
In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.
For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, let’s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected American society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.
Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited—"not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault." Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek.
There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives.
Section 1 introduces you to Amazon FBA and our business.
Section 2 dives right into setting up the business. In this section, you will choose a business structure, start buying your tools and setting up your workspace as well as sign up for your FBA account.
Section 3 will show you how to effectively B2B source (sourcing from business vendors such as manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers).
Section 4 will show you how to increase your sourcing potential by adding retail and online arbitrage to the mix, as well as thinking outside of the box when it comes to sourcing.
Section 5 takes you through sending in your first shipment into an Amazon warehouse. From preparation to packing to shipping, we walk you through each part step by step.
Section 6 covers the key operations involved with running an FBA business such as repricing, monitoring inventory age and handling returns & reimbursements.
Section 7 takes a look at how to keep up with your accounting & financials.
And lastly, Section 8 discusses how to streamline and automate parts of your FBA business to put time and money back in your pocket.
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