She started her business by experimenting on E-bay, but now operates her own site, www.SofterSilk.com.
She recently submitted information about the business through the Small Business Spotlight.
Here are her answers.
What does your business offer?
We only sell garments that you cannot find elsewhere: new old stock shapewear, discontinued colors and styles of modern undergarments, and Made in USA sleepwear and garments.
What's your most popular product or service?
Made in USA chenille robes
What's a fact about your business that most customers probably don't know?
You can enjoy the convenience of shopping online and support a local small business at the same time.
When was the business founded?
2000 originally on eBay, current website in 2011. INTERNET ONLY, no retail location.
How did your business come to be?
Experimenting selling on eBay in 1998, gradually began specializing in sleepwear and classic undergarments
Why did you choose the area you did?
Nice niche market, doesn't compete with any local stores. We ship all over the world.
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