03-18-2008, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Numero10
Slightly O/T but did you ever see the show (maybe it was Oprah) about the lady who invented them? She made them for her daughter to decorate the shoes and then started making them for friends. Then one day they were at the pool at the YMCA maybe and some guy asked her about them. Turned out he was the CEO of crocs or something like that and they bought her little business off of her for some ungodly amount of money. Sorry to thread crap but that story completely amazed me when I heard it!!!
This is indeed an awesome story! She sold the business to crocs for something in the neighborhood of $20 million. Disney has invested largely in crocs as well. Who knew little rubber shoes could make someone a gazillionaire!?
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