Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw once said that in New York, you’re always looking for a job, a boyfriend or an apartment, which are your basic ABCs (Apartment, Boyfriend, Career). For the record, it’s never a good idea to take on all three at once. Well, that was pretty much Kelly Hoey’s life last […]
Today we hear from Cynthia Schames, founder of Abbey Post, a social commerce platform that brings together boutiques, indie designers and small brands with Plus Size shoppers–a severely underserved market. Schames’ background is in business development, having spent ten years in enterprise software at AltaVista, Equilibrium and Netopia (acquired by Google). Her previous startup, La Boite Orange, a privately held luxury ecommerce retailer, was the largest consignor of Hermes Birkin bags in the world.