30: Finding Manufacturers Overseas and Building Bokos Sandal Company from Scratch

Bokos FounderIn episode 30 Matt McManus shares how he founded Bokos Sandals with his older brother James how they’ve quickly brought their products to the masses using creative PR strategies and and by partnering with distributors around the US. At age 22 and 28, the brothers have discovered what it takes to find a manufacturer overseas and how to market and get their products into hundreds of stores around the US.

Company:

BokosUSA.com

Episode 30 Show Notes – In this episode Matt talks about:

  • His entrepreneurial journey
  • What he has learned about sourcing products
  • The benefits of finding a distributor
  • The importance of taking one day at a time
  • Promoting your business.

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