Essay The Business World : Kim Kardashian

792 Words Dec 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
Kim Kardashian got her start in the business world at an early age; she worked at her father 's music-marketing firm, then at a clothing store for four years. She ran her own successful eBay business, buying and selling designer clothing, and another successful closet-organizing business, catering to both celebrities and non-celebrities. In an interview (With?), Kim speaks about her earliest venture into the business world, stating, “I discovered eBay and I loved shopping. I had to be on a budget. I didn’t have credit cards. How do I figure out how to make this a business? I remember I bought these Manolo Blahnik shoes that were $700. He [Kim’s late father, Robert] let me buy five pairs. I had to pay him back plus interest. I sold every pair on eBay for $2,500. I became so obsessed with seeing that return; I would sell off the things I wouldn’t be wearing.” Since her days of selling clothes on the internet, Kardashian has dipped her hands in every area of industry and her portfolio contains everything, from a skincare line, five DASH clothing boutiques around the globe, a book titled "Kardashian Konfidential," and a book called “Selfie” that only contains selfies taken by her, a Kardashian Khaos lifestyle boutique inside The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, a Kardashian Kollection handbag line, a Kardashian Kolors nail polish line for OPI, a fragrance, clothing collections with Bebe, a sold out Belle Noel jewelry collection for Bloomingdale’s, the Kardashian Kollection for Sears…

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